Instructions: Answer the two short-essay questions below. Each answer should be either one or two paragraphs, as indicated. A paragraph is considered to be 6-8 sentences.
Format: Use 12-point font with one-inch margins all around. Single-space your lines within the paragraphs but double-space between paragraphs. Ensure your name and the identification of the assignment is on all uploaded documents.
Sources: You must place verbatim material from the text, internet, or any other third-party source in quotation marks and cite its source. You must also cite your source if you use information from a source even if you don’t put that information in a quote. Use APA citation format. Include a list of your references after each answer. You may use resources other than the required course readings for your answers.
- Compare the missions, types of cases, and composition of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and International Criminal Court (ICC). How do international criminal tribunals, such as those on Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia, differ from the ICJ and ICC? Please type a two paragraph response.
- Define the purposive approach and plain meaning approaches to treaty interpretation. Which one was adopted by the Vienna Conference on the Law of Treaties? Which theory did the United States espouse? Is the United States a party to the VCLT? Please type a one paragraph response.