This article reviews and summarizes significant developments in 2004 concerning international courts and tribunals, particularly events relating to tbe International Court of Justice, tbe United Nations Compensation Commission, the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, and tbe Claims Resolution Tribunal. Significant developments relating to the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda, proposed additional ad hoc international criminal tribunals, the International Tribunal for the Law of tbe Sea, and tbe World Trade Organization dispute settlement system and other trade dispute settlement systems are detailed in other articles in this issue.

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Summer 2005

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39 International Lawyer 259-278 (2005)