Rethinking Rule of Law Efforts in Iraq

JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), February 26, 2007

12 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2012

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Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria University - Ave Maria School of Law

Date Written: 2007

Abstract

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern, Assistant Professor of Law at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY, discusses the evolution of rule of law challenges in Iraq post-2003 and proposes new criteria for achieving and assessing Iraq's status as a "rechtsstaat", i.e. a law-based state.

Keywords: Iraq, United States, U.S., Rule of Law, Rechtstaat, International Law, international Humanitarian Law, IHL, International Human Rights Law, IHRL, Military Operations, Diplomacy, Economics

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., Rethinking Rule of Law Efforts in Iraq (2007). JURIST Forum (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu), February 26, 2007. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2093497 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2093497

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