Two new publications related to the GJPI project are now available in the Amazon Marketplace: A Long Way From A Way Forward: Our Journey Through Legal Reform In Post-War Iraq (ebook) Law In Iraq: A Document Companion
April Powell-Willingham, Chibli Mallat, Hiram Chodosh, Vincent Battle, Alan Zangana, Rashid Asali and Munaf Hamed met with newly elected Speaker Iyad Sammaraie at the Council of Representatives on May 5, 2009.
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.
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 […]