The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea Collection
Edited by: C. Tofan
Even in the middle of the ocean, the law is in action. Legal experts are constantly needed to interpret the laws established by the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. Thus, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) was established in 1994 as an independent body in Hamburg, Germany to deal with international maritime disputes. ITLOS has the important role of the interpretation and application of the above mentioned Convention and its purposes, and it has the authority to resolve disputes concerning the law of the sea. Therefore, the ITLOS has great influence on transboundary international law. This series provides an extensive overview of applicable international legislation and landmark cases of the law of the sea, making it highly valuable in the legal arena.
Publication Date: 3/31/2011