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IILHR’s work includes extensive participation in drafting more than 100 different analyses of legislative and constitutional issues for the Iraqi Council of Representatives and the Kurdistan Regional Parliament. IILHR has also provided commentary on approaches to a broad spectrum of issues, including constitutional review, gender law, Iraq’s human rights commission, social safety net development, freedom of expression and information, accountability, transitional justice, cultural heritage, and minority rights.

Constitutional Court

Provides a country-by-country analysis of constitutional courts. Provides analysis of the composition, qualifications, role/jurisdiction, president, and financial aspects of the constitutional courts of Romania, Poland, Afghanistan, and Spain.

Legal Memoranda and Analysis
Constitutional Development | Judiciary | Rule of Law

Higher Judicial Council

Provides country-by-country analysis of Higher Judicial Councils (HJCs). Examines the composition of such bodies, the appointment process, the role/jurisdiction of HJCs, the president, and the financing. Compares HJCs in Spain, Italy, and Romania.

Legal Memoranda and Analysis
Constitutional Development | Judiciary

IILHR Comments on Constitutional Amendments

Provides commentary and analysis on amendments to the Iraqi Constitution.

Legal Memoranda and Analysis
Civil & Political Rights | Constitutional Development | Economic, Social, & Cultural Rights | Judiciary | Rule of Law

IILHR Comments: Federal Supreme Court

Analyzes and comments on the Federal Supreme Court draft law. Main areas of concern and comment include the delineation of too much power to one individual; and the need to clarify and further explain the process and mechanics of the court. Suggests adding several articles from the constitution to the preamble of the law. Provides article-by-article analysis.

Legal Memoranda and Analysis
Constitutional Development | Judiciary

IILHR Comments: Higher Judicial Council

Analyzes and comments on the Higher Judicial Council draft law. The main areas of concern and comment include the delineation of too much power into the hands of one individual; the mechanics of the law need to be expanded upon and clarified (nomination, election, and appointment); and the fact that two articles may be unconstitutional as written. Provides article-by-article analysis.

Legal Memoranda and Analysis
Constitutional Development | Judiciary

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