PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer 5.13.03

"Rebuilding Iraq is about more than bricks and mortar. The nation's legal system -- its courts, its constitution and its due process laws -- must also be revamped. Where to begin?

We ask three lawyers who have been wrestling with just that question. Feisal al-Istrabadi is vice president of the U.S.-based Iraqi Forum for Democracy. He served on a State Department task force on the Iraqi legal system. Khaled Abou el Fadl teaches Islamic, human rights, and international law at UCLA. And Cherif Bassiouni teaches law at DePaul University, and is president of their International Human Rights Law Institute. He was also a member of the State Department task force..."

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