In the spring of 2006, the International Judicial Academy,
in partnership with the American Society of International Law, began
publication of an on-line judicial magazine, the International Judicial
Monitor. The International Judicial Academy assumed primary responsibility
for the publication of the International Judicial Monitor in 2008. This publication is published four times a year. Each issue has
regular features, including the following:
Justice in Profile - This column contains
biographical information of a leading international judge.
International Tribunal Spotlight - This column
contains a complete description of one of the many international courts or
dispute resolution tribunals around the world.
Cases of Note - This section contains summaries of
important cases in international law from domestic or international courts and
Global Judicial Dialogue - This column features
commentary by an individual judge from the United States or some other country
about a topic of interest to all judges around the world.
General Principles of International Law - The section
describes and discusses a particular principle of international law, how it was
developed and is applied by domestic and international courts.
Leading Figures in International Law - This section
provides a biographical sketch of either a current or historical figure who has
made significant contributions to international law.
Justice Sector Assessment - This column contains
opinion and commentary by an international jurist about some topic of interest
to international jurists.
In Review: New Publications on International and
Comparative Law - This feature provides a book review of a recent important
book in international law.
Historic Moments in International Law – This section
describes a historic moment in the development of international law.
Private International Law Discourse – This column
features commentary by experts on important issues of private international
Judicial Reform Corner – The staff of the IJM will pick a particular subject of
judicial reform at the beginning of each year and for one year, in the four issues of that year,
the IJM will present an article in each issue focusing on reform efforts of a specific court or specific country
in the area of the selected judicial reform subject.
The publication also includes brief summaries of current
judicial developments, information about international law resources, an
editorial on a development in international law, and information about recent
and upcoming activities of the Academy.
Online viewers may not only read the current publication,
but also have access to previous editions through an archive retrieval system
(click on archive at the top of the page).
The address of this new publication is: