From our private database of 31,100+ case briefs...
Certain Expenses of the United Nations
International Court of Justice
1962 I.C.J. 151, 167-68
Two United Nations programs, the United Nations Operations in the Congo (ONUC) and the United Nations Emergency Force in the Middle East (UNEF), were challenged in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) as improper expenditures of United Nations funds on the ground that they were performed by the wrong organs of the United Nations or that they did not further a required purpose of the organization. Opponents of the programs argued that the programs were coercive in nature and should be performed by the United Nations Security Council, rather than the General Assembly, which was carrying them out. The General Assembly requested an advisory opinion from the ICJ on whether the expenses for ONUC and UNEF were legal.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning
What to do next…
Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.
You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 557,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Berkeley, and Northwestern—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students.Unlock this case briefRead our student testimonials
Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.
Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students.Learn about our approachRead more about Quimbee
Here's why 557,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:
- Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 31,100 briefs, keyed to 984 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
- The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
- Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
- Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.