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International Mass Claims Processes: Legal and Practical Perspectives

Howard M. Holtzmann and Edda Kristjánsdóttir


This book analyzes a significant procedural innovation in international law — the development of mass claims processes. Mass claims processes have become increasingly important phenomena in international dispute resolution. This is the first book to provide comprehensive information for a systematic comparison and analysis of the legal issues and practical matters involved in their establishment and operation. This book considers eleven of the highest profile modern mass claims tribunals and commissions created to redress large-scale losses. These include processes resolving claims arising fro ... More

Keywords: international law, mass claims processes, international dispute resolution, large scale losses, Iranian Revolution, Holocaust, Former Yugoslavia, Eritrea, Ethiopia

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780199207442
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207442.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Howard M. Holtzmann, editor
Judge, Iran-US Claims Tribunal (1981-1994, substitute Judge 1994-present) and Claims Resolution Tribunals for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland (1998-2002)

Edda Kristjánsdóttir, editor
Managing Editor of International Law in Domestic Courts online service, formerly member of Secretariat, Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission, and Associate Legal Officer, International Organization for Migration German forced labour compensation programme.

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