Category: Judgements and Opinions

In this section you will find a collection of judgements and opinions relevant for nuclear weapons under international law. The most important document in this category is the 1996 Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice.


ICJ Advisory Opinion (1996)

International Court of Justice (ICJ) Advisory Opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons, 8 July 1996. For a summary of the ICJ Advisory Opinion, see ILPI fact sheet.

Nuclear weapons, chemical weapons, and biological weapons

ICJ Nuclear Weapons Advisory Opinion (pdf).