Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist

International Judicial Review
When Should International Courts Intervene?


Part of Studies on International Courts and Tribunals

  • Date Published: March 2020
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108488761

£ 85.00

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Other available formats:

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Product filter button
About the Authors
  • This book is motivated by a question: when should international courts intervene in domestic affairs? To answer this question thoroughly, the book is broken down into a series of separate inquiries: when is intervention legitimate? When can international courts identify good legal solutions? When will intervention initiate useful processes? When will it lead to good outcomes? These inquiries are answered based on reviewing judgments of international courts, strategic analysis, and empirical findings. The book outlines under which conditions intervention by international courts is recommended and evaluates the implications that international courts have on society.

    • Addresses the problem of when international courts should intervene from multiple perspectives and thoroughly reviews many of the relevant arguments and counter-arguments
    • Combines original empirical research which has broad normative implications and rational choice theoretical arguments
    • Applies to international courts' theories that justify judicial review by national courts, with necessary improvements and adaptations
    Read more

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity


    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?


    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108488761
    • length: 170 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 156 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • contains: 2 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. The argument from normative legitimacy
    3. The argument from systemic epistemic superiority
    4. Why international courts improve deliberation
    5. Who should participate in the courts' proceedings?
    6. Creating the right incentives
    7. Conclusions.

  • Author

    Shai Dothan, University of Copenhagen
    Shai Dothan is Associate Professor of International and Public Law at the University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law affiliated with iCourts – the Centre of Excellence for International Courts. He is the author of Reputation and Judicial Tactics: A Theory of National and International Courts (Cambridge, 2014).

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account


Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner Please see the permission section of the catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.


Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.