Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality
Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality

Of the many manifestations of gender inequality in Lebanon, one of the most prominent is the nationality law that the French High Commissioner of the Levant Maurice Sarrail issued via Decision no. 15 of 19 January 1925. This law…

,   |   14/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Lebanon’s State Council: Guaranteeing Independence with a Non-Independent Authority?
Lebanon’s State Council: Guaranteeing Independence with a Non-Independent Authority?

Every judicial body in Lebanon has an authority tasked with ensuring its independence and proper functioning. For the administrative judiciary, that authority is the State Council Bureau (hereinafter “the Bureau”), which parallels the Supreme Judicial Council in the judicial judiciary.[1] The basic idea behind this arrangement is the need for…

,   |   27/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon, Legislative Observatory

Tunisia’s Covid Crisis: An Opportunity Amid a Crisis
Tunisia’s Covid Crisis: An Opportunity Amid a Crisis

By 2020, Tunisia’s health sector had all the components of a crisis, and any discussion about it had come to revolve around certain themes expressing much disappointment and many blatant contradictions. The disparity between a public sector weighed down by problems and structural and functional incapacity escalating daily and a…

  |   27/06/2020

Articles, Tunisia

Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Caught Between Corona and Destitution
Syrian Refugees in Lebanon Caught Between Corona and Destitution

On the morning of 6 April 2020, while the family of Syrian refugee Bassam Hallaq – the martyr of subsistence who immolated himself in Beqaa – were paying their farewells, Minister of Social Affairs Ramzi Moucharafieh declared that there are “two million displaced Syrians in Lebanon” in the meeting of…

  |   01/05/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality
Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality

Of the many manifestations of gender inequality in Lebanon, one of the most prominent is the nationality law that the French High Commissioner of the Levant Maurice Sarrail issued via Decision no. 15 of 19 January 1925. This law restricts the ability to pass on Lebanese nationality via “blood right”…

,   |   14/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”
Egyptian Court of Cassation Deems Assembly a “Crime That Violates Honor”

In the latest of a series of controversial legal principles recently adopted by the Court of Cassation,[1] the court’s Labor Circuit deemed assembly to be one of the “crimes that violate honor”[2] in an appeal concerning compensation for a worker’s dismissal from the Alexandria Petroleum Company.[3] According to the facts…

  |   14/09/2020

Articles, Egypt

Twelve Bad Signs at the Outset of the Beirut Massacre Investigation
Twelve Bad Signs at the Outset of the Beirut Massacre Investigation

A number of bad signs concerning the course of the investigation into the Beirut port massacre have emerged. The most prominent are the following:   The Lack of Immediate Measures to Preserve the Crime Scene   Best practices dictate that immediate measures be taken to preserve the crime scene and…

  |   28/09/2020

Articles, Lebanon

The Legal Agenda Wins International Tang Prize in Rule of Law with Two Other Organizations
The Legal Agenda Wins International Tang Prize in Rule of Law with Two Other Organizations

The Legal Agenda, jointly with the Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA) and the Centre for the Study of Law, Justice, and Society (Dejusticia) in Colombia, has won the 2020 Tang Prize in Rule of Law. The Tang Prize Foundation announced in a statement that the three organizations deserved the prize…

  |   24/06/2020

Articles, Lebanon

The Battle Over Capacity and Standing Continues in Lebanon’s State Council
The Battle Over Capacity and Standing Continues in Lebanon’s State Council

An extremely important battle is underway in the State Council over the standing or capacity to litigate. Whenever a citizen or group of citizens (a relevant organization) challenges an administrative decision for illegality or potentially violating the Constitution, the authority – be it the state, a municipality, or an influential…

  |   05/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon

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Lebanon’s State Council: Guaranteeing Independence with a Non-Independent Authority?
Lebanon’s State Council: Guaranteeing Independence with a Non-Independent Authority?

Every judicial body in Lebanon has an authority tasked with ensuring its independence and proper…

,   |   27/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon, Legislative Observatory

Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality
Denying Lebanese Women the Ability to Pass On Nationality

Of the many manifestations of gender inequality in Lebanon, one of the most prominent is…

,   |   14/10/2020

Articles, Lebanon

Interview with Lebanon’s Islah Dhat al-Bayn: Are Women’s Issues Hostage to Ideological Pluralism?
Interview with Lebanon’s Islah Dhat al-Bayn: Are Women’s Issues Hostage to Ideological Pluralism?

With the proliferation of organizations working on women’s issues in Lebanon, a multitude of ideologies,…

  |   14/10/2020

Articles, Investigations, Lebanon



A Model Defense for Defamation of Public Officials Cases

Did you publish an article about acts of corruption done by a public official after strong evidence was available? Did…

  |   29/06/2020

Lebanon, Media, Videos

Pre-Trial Detention in Lebanon: Punishment Prior to Conviction or a Necessary Measure?

Pre-Trial Detention in Lebanon: Punishment Prior to Conviction or a Necessary Measure?

An Analysis of Short-Term Pre-Trial Detention Rulings This study intends to understand the judicial policies and practices related to the…

  |   22/05/2019

Lebanon, Studies & Papers

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