Rethinking Rule of Law Efforts in Iraq

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College


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

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.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

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

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Date posted: June 26, 2012  

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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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