Social & Global Studies

Assigned Case Semester 2


# 1 → Lee, Evangeline, Fehreen, Fizza

# 3 → Lydia, Atisa, Shawn, Aaron

# 4 → Camille, Karma, Mahek, Makoto

# 5 → Mathieu, Jack, Iris, Emmett

# 7 → Roberto, Lindsay, Julianna

# 8 → Sam, Thomas, Divine, Anika

# 10 → Otis, Aadan, Max, Elias

ICJ Case Brief, Sketch, & Mapping

Case Numbers

Full Case Names & Details

1.  Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory ADVISORY OPINION 9 July 2004.
2.  Questions Relating to the Obligation to Prosecute or Extradite (Belgium v. Senegal) JUDGEMENT 20 July 2012.
3.  Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Dem. Rep. of the Congo v. Uganda) JUDGEMENT 19 December 2005.
4.  Whaling in the Arctic (Australia v. Japan) JUDGEMENT 31 March 2014.
5.  Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict ADVISORY OPINION 8 July 1996.
6.  Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) JUDGEMENT 6 November 2003.
7.  Military and Paramilitary Activities in and Against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States of AmericaJUDGEMENT 26 November 1984 / 27 June 1986.

8. Unilateral Declaration of Independence in Respect of Kosovo ADVISORY OPINION 2 July 2010.

9. Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) JUDGEMENT 31 March 2004.

10. Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) JUDGEMENT 01 April 2011.

SAMPLE CASE Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Croatia v. Serbia) JUDGEMENT 3 February 2015.

Student Samples

Recommended Secondary Research Sources

Starting Source for Each Case

Starting Source for Each Case

Max Planck Resources

American Society of International Law

Recommended Secondary Research Sources

In small groups of 4 to 5 studentseach student has 8 to 10 minutes to brief their group on their case.  The oral briefing must focus on Key FactsFact Pattern SketchLegal Issues, & Ratio.

In-Class Mapping Activity

Mapping Focus → Connecting and Analyzing the CORE 4 International Legal Principles (DSSDNIDCR, & DLP)