International Court of Justice Finds U.S. Breached its Obligations under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations

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Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Author: 
Rodrigo Labardini
Volume: 
20
Issue: 
6
250
Abstract: 
On March 31, 2004, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled in the case Avena and Other Mexican Nationals (Mexico v. United States of America) that the United States breached its obligations to 51 Mexican nationals and to Mexico under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (VCCR)...[more]