MUSAWA Publishes Issue (33) of Justice and Law Magazine
MUSAWA – The Palestinian Center for the Independence of the Judiciary and the Legal Profession announces the publishing of issue no. (33) of Justice and Law: a journal which contains academically assessed legal studies and research, aimed at identifying the weaknesses of the existing Palestinian legislation or administrative policies in order to induce decision-makers to enact legislative amendments and rectify administrative imbalances. The journal contains commentaries/views on the final rulings issued by the Palestinian courts.
The journal, which is comprised of 246 mid-size pages, contains two pieces of research in its first part, the first one entitled “The judicial bottleneck in Palestine”, prepared by Adv. Yusra Hassouneh from Ramallah, and the second one entitled “The alternatives to civil dispute resolution (arbitration and mediation)” prepared by the legal scholar, Ibrahim Almadani, from Gaza. In its second part, the issue contains a number of commentaries on verdicts rendered by the Supreme Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court of Justice and the Supreme Court: (1) The Constitutional Interpretive decision No 5/2017 on “The mechanisms of incorporating international conventions into the internal legal system and their legal standing in it”, and a commentary on it prepared by Dr. Mohammad Saleem Ghazzawi, from Jordan, and the Legal Counsel, Dr. Abdulaziz Salman, the Vice-President of the Egyptian Constitutional Court. (2) The Interpretive decision No 2/2017 on “The jurisdiction of the Court of Cassation in the area of examining and adjudicating appeals on the personal status issues of non-Muslims”, and a commentary on it prepared by Dr. Mohammad ALnajjar, from Egypt, and Dr. Yousuf Abubaker, from Jordan. (3) The verdict No 306/2016 rendered by the Supreme Court of Justice on “The time-limits for appealing against administrate resolutions, and the difference between ordinary and null Resolutions”, and a commentary on it prepared by Dr. Mahmoud Rashdan, from Jordan, and Dr. Fathi Fekri, from Egypt. (4) The verdict No 8/2017 rendered by the Supreme Court on “The Supreme Court’s jurisdiction in the area of examining and adjudicating the legality of rules and regulations”, and a commentary on it prepared by Dr. Rif’at Eif Sayyed, from Egypt, and Dr. Saeed Alhatamleh, from Jordan. In its third part, the issue contains two articles, the first one entitled “The state of law” prepared by Dr. Nafis Modanat, from Jordan, and the second one entitled “The disposition of public funds” prepared by Dr. Jihad Alharazeen, from Gaza.
A soft copy can be found here.