This article reviews and summarizes significant developments in 2002 involving international courts and tribunals, particularly events relating to the International Court of Justice, the United Nations Compensation Commission, the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal, the Claims Resolution Tribunal, and the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims. 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 the Sea, the 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 2003

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37 International Lawyer 523-539 (2003)