What are the likely results from a world court filing from Vietnam against the U.S.?
Vietnam’s latest demand, emboldened by the U.S. jury’s decision, follows the 2005 loss of a class action lawsuit brought by Vietnamese citizens to a federal judge in New York.
The government also hopes to avoid a world court filing, which would be state-to-state rather than aimed at a company and could hurt otherwise stable political relations with the United States, said Trung Nguyen, director of the Center for International Studies at Ho Chi Minh University of Social Sciences and Humanities.
The expert seems to suggest that Vietnam would likely seek a world court filing if it doesn't win any compensation in U.S. courts, but what would it achieve if the U.S. withdrew from compulsory jurisdiction from international courts?
Since the United States withdrew from compulsory jurisdiction from international courts, what would a world court filling against the U.S. likely achieve?