Haider Ala Hamoudi

University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

Associate Professor

3900 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

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Scholarly Papers (39)

1.

Muhammad's Social Justice or Muslim Cant?: Langdellianism and the Failures of Islamic Finance

Cornell International Law Journal, Vol. 40, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-116
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic finance, Islamic banks, Langdellianism

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The Death of Islamic Law

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 38, p. 293, 2010, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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shari'a, Islamic law, Muslim states, legal transplant, repugnancy

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The Muezzin's Call and the Dow Jones Bell: On the Necessity of Realism in the Study of Islamic Law

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2008, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-08
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 25 May 2009
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Legal Realism, Islamic Law, Islamic Finance, Islam, Islamic Jurisprudence

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Arab Spring, Libyan Liberation and the Externally Imposed Democratic Revolution

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 699, 2012, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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democratic revolution, Arab Spring, Libya, Bahrain, Syria

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You Say You Want a Revolution: Interpretive Communities and the Origins of Islamic Finance

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 48, 2007
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic Finance, Islamic Jurisprudence, Sadr, functionalism, formalism

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Jurisprudential Schizophrenia: On Form and Function in Islamic Finance

Chicago Journal of International Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2007, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2007-10
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic Law, Islamic Finance, Jurisprudence, Formalism, Functionalism

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Book Review: Orientalism and 'The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State'

Middle East Law and Governance: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2008, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-27, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Paper No. 08-46
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2009
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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shari'a, rule of law, Orientalism, Islamic law, Islam, Muslim, Iraq, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey

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Baghdad Booksellers, Basra Carpet Merchants, and the Law of God and Man: Legal Pluralism and the Contemporary Muslim Experience

Berkeley Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Law (Inaugural Issue), Vol. 1, No. 1, 2008, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-14, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World Research Paper Series at New York Law School 08-26
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, Iraqi commercial law, Iraqi commerce, Islamic Law, Islamic commerce, Islamic finance

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Money Laundering Amidst Mortars: Legislative Process and State Authority in Post-Invasion Iraq

Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 16, No. 2, Winter 2007, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 06-128
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 19 May 2009
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic Law, Iraq, CPA, Iraqi Law, Shi'ism, Legal Order

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Decolonizing the Centralist Mind: Legal Pluralism and the Rule of Law

The International Rule of Law Movement: A Crisis of Legitimacy and the Way Forward, Harvard University Press, 2014, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-08
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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rule of law, legal pluralism, legal centralism, sharia, tribal law

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'Lone Wolf' Terrorism and the Classical Jihad: On the Contingencies of Violent Islamic Extremism

11 Florida International University Law Review 19 (2015), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-39
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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jihad, jihadism, lone wolf, terrorism, Islamic law, law of war

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The Impossible, Highly Desired Islamic Bank

William & Mary Business Law Review, Vol. 5, p. 105, 2014, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic finance, Islamic bank, Islamic law, shari'a, banking regulation, banking, Islam

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The Resolution of Disputes in State and Tribal Law in the South of Iraq: Toward a Cooperative Model of Pluralism

Negotiating State and Nonstate Law: The Challenges of Global and Local Legal Pluralism (Michael A. Helfand, ed. Cambridge University Press 2015), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi, Wasfi Al-Sharaa and Aqeel Al-Dahhan
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Basra College of Law and University of Basra College of Law
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Iraq, tribal law, legal pluralism, Arab legal pluralism, Iraqi law, alternative dispute resolution

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The Surprising Irrelevance of Islamic Bankruptcy

American Bankruptcy Institute Law Review, Vol. 19, p. 505, 2011, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jan 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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shari'a, Islamic law, Islamic finance, bankruptcy, Islamic bankruptcy

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Notes in Defense of the Iraq Constitution

University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law, Vol. 32, Forthcoming, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, Vol. 14, 2011 , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-02
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Sex and the Shari’a: Defining Gender Norms and Sexual Deviancy in Shi’i Islam

39 Fordham International Law Journal 25 (2015), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-34
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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sex, shari'a, family law, Islamic law, Shiism, Islamic criminal law, zina, sodomy, homosexuality, transgender

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Book Review: Constitutional Theocracy by Ran Hirschl

Osgoode Hall Law Journal, Vol. 49, p. 151, 2011, University of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-21
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 13 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Constitutional Theocracy, Religious Law, Islamic Law, Islamic Consitutionalism

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Ornamental Repugnancy: Identitarian Islam and the Iraqi Constitution

St. Thomas University Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-35
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islam, Shari'a, Repugnancy, Islamic Law, Iraq, Iraqi Constitution

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Religious Minorities and Shari’a in Iraqi Courts

Boston University International Law Journal, 2013, Vol. 31, p. 387, 2013, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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religious freedom, apostasy, shari'a, Islamic law, Iraq, Iraqi courts, Iraq constitution

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The Paradoxical Success of the Iraq Constitution

Introduction to NEGOTIATING IN CIVIL CONFLICT: CONSTITUTIONAL CONSTRUCTION AND IMPERFECT BARGAINING IN IRAQ (Haider Ala Hamoudi, University of Chicago Press, 2013) , U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-42
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 29 Nov 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, Iraqi constitution, Islamic constitutionalism, constitutional drafting, constitutional design, Sunni, Shi'i, Kurd, sectarianism, shari'a, Arab, Islamic law, Iraqi law, Middle East

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Book Review: Islamic Law in Action, Authority, Discretion and Everyday Experiences in Mamluk Egypt, by Kristen Stilt

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2013, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-34
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Mamluk, muhtasib, shari'a, Islam, Islamic law, critical legal studies

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Book Review: Islam and Liberal Citizenship: The Search for an Overlapping Consensus

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 26, pp. 387-402, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islam, Liberalism, Rawls, shari'a

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Toward a Rule of Law Society in Iraq: Introducing Clinical Legal Education into Iraqi Law Schools

Berkley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 23, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2012
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Clinical Legal Education, Legal Education, Iraq, Comparative Law, Iraqi Law Schools

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Resurrecting Islam or Cementing Social Hierarchy?: Reexamining the Codification of 'Islamic' Personal Status Law

Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2015, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 08 May 2015 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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islamic law, family law, shiism, sharia, marriage, Islamic marriage

25.

The Will of the (Iraqi) People

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2011, p. 45, 2011, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-33
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, Iraqi law, judiciary, judicial independence, Iraqi constitutional law

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Repugnancy in the Arab World

Willamette Law Review, Vol. 48:427, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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repugnancy, Islamic constitutionalism, Arab constitutionalism, shari'a, Islamic law

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Thinking Beyond the Original Bargain: Post Ratification Constitution Making and the Case of Iraq

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-26
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, constitution, constitution making

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Book Review: The Crisis of Islamic Civilization

47 Osgoode Hall Law Journal 159 (2009)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic civilization, Islam, shari'a

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Present at the Resurrection: Islamic Finance and Islamic Law

American University International Law Review, Vol. 26, p. 1107, 2011, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2015
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic finance, Islam, comparative law, Islamic economics

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The American Commercial Religion

DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal, Vol. 10, January 26, 2012, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2012
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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UCC, CISG, Uniform Laws, Commercial Law

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The Ironies of Shi'i Law

This paper is due to be presented at the "Regulating Religion" Conference sponsored by the Centre for Asian Studies at the National University in Singapore in December, 2015, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-38
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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shia, shiism, legal pluralism, Iraq, Najaf, Iraqi law

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Islamic Law in Modern Courts (Introduction)

Islamic Law in Modern Courts, Aspen Casebook Series, 2018, ISBN: 978-1-4548-3039-9, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2018-04
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Haider Ala Hamoudi and Mark Cammack
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law and Southwestern Law School
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Islamic law, sharia, law and religion

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Between Realism and Resistance: Shi'I Islam and the Contemporary Liberal State

Journal of Islamic Law and Culture 11, 107-120, 2009, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islam, liberalism, Shi'ism, Shi'i politics, Shi'i political philosophy, Islamic law, Islamic political philosophy, Islamic politics

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Dream Palaces of Law: Western Constructions of the Muslim Legal World

Hastings International and Comparative Law Review, Vol. 32, 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Jul 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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shari'a, Islamic law, Arab law

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Book Review: The Shari'a and Islamic Criminal Justice in Time of War and Peace

Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, March 2015, DOI 10.1007/s11562-015-0329-z
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Islamic law, human rights, jihad, suicide, Islamic terrorism

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Identitarian Violence and Identitarian Politics: Elections and Governance in Iraq

Harvard International Law Journal (Online), Vol. 51, p. 82, 2010, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, Iraq elections, election law, Sistani, Shi'ism, Iraqi law, identitarian politics, ethnic politics, sectarian politics, governance, civil conflict, ethnic conflict, sectarian conflict, constitution building, rule of law

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The Arabs in the (Inter)National

10 Santa Clara Journal of International Law 187 (2012)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 11 Jul 2013
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Arab spring, national security, Islam, Islamic law, Islamic state, Arab state

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Book Review: Reconstructing Iraq's Budgetary Institutions: Coalition State Building after Saddam, by James D. Savage

Journal of Comparative Politics Vol. 13, No. 3. pp. 903-05 (2015), U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 24 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
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Iraq, budget, Iraqi finance, Iraqi budget, CPA

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International Law and Iraqi Courts

International Law in Domestic Courts: Rule of Law Reform in Post Conflict States (Intersentia)
Posted: 07 Jul 2016
Haider Ala Hamoudi
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law

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Iraqi courts, human rights in Iraq, international law in Iraq, international law, human rights law