Legal Developments and Constitutional Structures in Iraq

In this address, given before Global Justice Project: Iraq was established, Professor Chibli Mallat outlined the major fault lines and challenges for Iraqi law: the risk of justice denied in the implementation of the US-Iraq security agreement, a fuzzy federalism, and an incoherent judicial system.

Iraqi Legal Database (Update: 31 May 2009)

The Iraqi Legal Database, developed by the U.N. in 2004, aims to contain every law, decree and legal text that has been passed since 1917 primarily in Arabic with some pertinent Kurdish texts. English speakers can learn more about ILD’s features by downloading this helpful Powerpoint presentation. Update at 31 May 2009, the entries appear […]