The present volume contains the 2012 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice in
Judgment No 2867 of the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization upon a Complaint Filed against the International Fund for Agricultural Development together with the related judgments of the ILO Administrative Tribunal. International jurisprudence is further reflected in decisions from the Court of Justice of the European Communities (
Belgium), the European Court of Human Rights (
Italy) and the United Nations Human Rights Committee (
Denmark). The volume also contains national decisions from the courts of Australia (
Ure), England (
Wilhelm Finance Inc.,
Al Hassan-Daniel and
Assange (Nos 1 and 2)), Jersey (
La Générale des Carrières) and the United States (
The Editors are particularly grateful to Ms Ellie Fogarty, who summarized the cases from the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the European Court of Human Rights, the United Nations Human Rights Committee, England, Jersey and the United States, and has thus made an enormous contribution to this volume. They also wish to thank Mr David McKeever for summarizing the International Court of Justice’s IFAD Advisory Opinion and the related judgments of the ILO Administrative Tribunal and Mr Chester Brown for his summary of the Australian case. Our thanks also go to Professor Gerald L. Neuman for supplying the text of the United Nations Human Rights Committee Views. Ms Maria Netchaeva, the new ILR Editorial Assistant, prepared the Tables of Cases and Digest and provided invaluable assistance. Miss Maureen MacGlashan, CMG, compiled the Table of Treaties and the Index, Mrs Diane Ilott checked the copy and Mrs Jenny Macgregor read the proofs. Ms Karen Lee saw the volume through the press.
Finally, we would like to extend our thanks to all the others who have worked to complete this volume, particularly our publishers, Cambridge University Press, and typesetters, SPi Technologies India Pvt Ltd, and their staff.