Briefing Paper: Iraq's new "Accountability and Justice" Law

ICTJ; Miranda Sissons

On January 12, 2008, the Iraqi parliament passed the “Law of the Supreme National Commission for Accountability and Justice.” The new law replaces the earlier framework governing Iraq’s De-Ba’athification policies. This document is intended to provide a short summary and preliminary analysis of key aspects of the new law. It points to some improvements and also notes some major shortcomings.

Date published: 
1/22/2008