Law Library of Congress - Global Legal Monitor: Global Legal Monitor: Legal systems http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?home The Global Legal Monitor is an online publication from the Law Library of Congress covering legal news and developments worldwide. It is updated frequently and draws on information from the Global Legal Information Network, official national legal publications, and reliable press sources. You can search previous news by searching the archive. en-us Global Legal Monitor: Mali: Sharia Law Imposed in North http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403281_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Aug 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403281_text Global Legal Monitor: Papua New Guinea: Controversial Law Stayed After UN Official Expressed Concerns http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403122_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 01 May 2012 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403122_text Global Legal Monitor: Taiwan: Cabinet Submits 53 Priority Draft Proposals to the Legislature http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403005_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205403005_text Global Legal Monitor: Egypt: Judicial Authority Warns Parliament http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402993_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 17 Feb 2012 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402993_text Global Legal Monitor: Australia: Bill to Improve Ability to Understand Legislation Introduced http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402678_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 20 May 2011 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402678_text Global Legal Monitor: Gambia: Consolidated LAWS OF THE GAMBIA Through 2009 Issued http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402526_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 17 Feb 2011 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402526_text Global Legal Monitor: Africa: Adherence to Rule of Law in Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa Measured http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402324_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402324_text Global Legal Monitor: Namibia: Namibian Laws Soon to Be Available Online http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402118_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402118_text Global Legal Monitor: United Kingdom: New Coalition Government Publishes Policy Plans http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402008_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 25 May 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205402008_text Global Legal Monitor: Laos: Seven Laws Approved in Principle http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401905_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 07 Apr 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401905_text Global Legal Monitor: Bulgaria; European Union; Romania: Reports on Legal System Progress http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401895_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Wed, 31 Mar 2010 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401895_text Global Legal Monitor: European Union: Lisbon Treaty and European Citizens' Initiative http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401669_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Nov 2009 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401669_text Global Legal Monitor: Burundi; Rwanda: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401325_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 04 Jun 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401325_text Global Legal Monitor: Somalia: Sharia Law Declared Law of Land http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401238_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make Sharia law the national law of Somalia. Osman Elmi Boqorre, deputy speaker of the Parliament. said: "343 parliamentarians attended the... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401238_text Global Legal Monitor: China: Shenzhen Document on Building Government Ruled by Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401209_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make Sharia law the national law of Somalia. Osman Elmi Boqorre, deputy speaker of the Parliament. said: "343 parliamentarians attended the On January 7, 2009, Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong Province, became the first city in China to issue an "Index System for the Building of Rule-of-Law Government." The index is a detailed set of targets to achieve... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Tue, 14 Apr 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401209_text Global Legal Monitor: Somalia: Sharia Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401148_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make Sharia law the national law of Somalia. Osman Elmi Boqorre, deputy speaker of the Parliament. said: "343 parliamentarians attended the On January 7, 2009, Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong Province, became the first city in China to issue an "Index System for the Building of Rule-of-Law Government." The index is a detailed set of targets to achieve On March 10, 2009, members of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) of Somalia approved a proposal for the introduction of Islamic law as the law of the land. Of the 36 members of the Council, 20... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 19 Mar 2009 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l205401148_text Global Legal Monitor: Georgia: Further Democratizaton of Political Process http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540671_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make Sharia law the national law of Somalia. Osman Elmi Boqorre, deputy speaker of the Parliament. said: "343 parliamentarians attended the On January 7, 2009, Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong Province, became the first city in China to issue an "Index System for the Building of Rule-of-Law Government." The index is a detailed set of targets to achieve On March 10, 2009, members of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) of Somalia approved a proposal for the introduction of Islamic law as the law of the land. Of the 36 members of the Council, 20 On September 16, 2008, the President of Georgia delivered his "State of the Nation" address to the Parliament and proposed a series of reforms aimed at further democratization of the political process in the country. Simultaneously,... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Thu, 25 Sep 2008 12:00:00 EDT http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540671_text Global Legal Monitor: China: White Paper on Rule of Law http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540310_text Legal systems - Ansar Dine (Defenders of Faith) and the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) have occupied northern Mali, controlling about 60% of the country, since late March 2012. These two armed groups have as On April 27, 2012, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, expressed concern about trends in the governance of Papua New Guinea (PNG), stating that "Papua New Guinea is on a slippery path The Executive Yuan (Cabinet) of the Republic of China on Taiwan had 53 priority draft items of legislation to submit to the country's legislature for review, in advance of the new legislative session that opened on On February 8, 2012, it was reported that the Chief of the Supreme Judicial Council and President of the Court of Cassation in Egypt, Judge Husam el-Din al-Ghariani, had sent a letter to the Speaker of On May 12, 2011, the Australian Attorney-General introduced the Acts Interpretation Amendment Bill 2011 into Parliament. (Press Release, Hon. Robert McClelland, Acts Interpretation Amendment to Make Legislation More Accessible (May 12, 2011).) This bill It was reported on February 14, 2011, that the Gambian government has published consolidated laws of The Gambia (2009 REVISED EDITION OF LAWS OF THE GAMBIA) covering laws published through 2009. (VP Launches 2009 Revised Laws On October 14, 2010, the World Justice Project released its 2010 World Rule of Law Index report, a quantitative assessment of adherence to the rule of law in 35 jurisdictions around the world. The assessment is It was reported on July 19, 2010, that Namibia has embarked on a comprehensive new undertaking, the E-Laws Project, to make all its laws available through a web interface which, upon completion, is expected to improve The United Kingdom's new coalition government, formed by the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party after the May 2010 election resulted in a hung Parliament, has published its policy plans. These plans reference over 30 At the Lao Government's last monthly meeting, held March 29-31, 2010, seven legal documents were approved in principle. The documents are designed to support the country's socio-economic development and efforts to strengthen rule of law. The The European Commission (the executive body of the European Union) released on March 23, 2010, the sixth set of progress reports for Bulgaria and Romania on their entry into the EU, conducted under the Control and On November 11, 2009, the European Commission launched a public consultation process by adopting a Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI). (Green Paper on a European Citizens' Initiative, COM(2009) 622/3, available at http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/secretariat_general/citizens_initiative/docs/Rwanda/Burundi: Possible Switch of Legal Tradition It was reported on June 2, 2009, that as part of establishing an East African political federation, which will also include the rest of the East African Community It was reported on April 18, 2009, that the Somali Parliament had unanimously voted to make Sharia law the national law of Somalia. Osman Elmi Boqorre, deputy speaker of the Parliament. said: "343 parliamentarians attended the On January 7, 2009, Shenzhen, in China's Guangdong Province, became the first city in China to issue an "Index System for the Building of Rule-of-Law Government." The index is a detailed set of targets to achieve On March 10, 2009, members of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet) of Somalia approved a proposal for the introduction of Islamic law as the law of the land. Of the 36 members of the Council, 20 On September 16, 2008, the President of Georgia delivered his "State of the Nation" address to the Parliament and proposed a series of reforms aimed at further democratization of the political process in the country. Simultaneously, On February 28, 2008, the State Council of the People's Republic of China (PRC) issued the country's first White Paper on the country's efforts to build the rule of law. "China's Efforts and Achievements in Promoting... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers legal news and developments worldwide. Sun, 02 Mar 2008 12:00:00 EST http://www.loc.gov/lawweb/servlet/lloc_news?disp3_l20540310_text