A Comprehensive Example: the Corfu Channel Case
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paragraph 49 in volume 1, chapter 4, The Post-Adjudication Phase

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The efforts by the United Kingdom to obtain from Albania the damages awarded to it in the Corfu Channel case provide the most complicated and the most complete illustration of the operation of the whole process of autonomous compliance with a judgment and of an attempt at the diplomatic enforcement of a judgment that has yet occurred.1 This history has five phases: an effort to reach agreement on payment of the sum due; an attempt at unilateral pacific self-help; an attempt at mu…

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Malcolm N. Shaw, “A Comprehensive Example: the Corfu Channel Case”, in: Rosenne's Law and Practice of the International Court: 1920-2015. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-5992_rose_COM_0049>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20161001



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