Unformatted text preview: sanction the agreement and in turn did not recognize the court, an American judge was a constant member of the court's panel of judges. These procedures are somewhat similar to the United States Supreme Court in the aspects of the judges and hearings procedures however not there of in respect to global disputes. • What is an advisory opinion? According to the dictionary, an advisory opinion is an opinion issued by a court that does not have the effect of arbitrating a specific legal case, but merely advises on the constitutionality or interpretation of a law. (American Society of International Law) Insights, December 2003). Many countries have measures in which the legislative branches may verify inquiries to the judiciary and obtain an advisory opinion. In other countries, some courts may be prohibited from issuing advisory opinions....
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- Spring '12
- Law, International Court of Justice, Advisory opinion, World Court