Syrian Law Journal

Legal Briefing- October 23, 2016

Legal Briefing- October 23, 2016

Government Legislative Decree 22/2016 establishes the Cabinet Consultative Council to advise the Prime Minister and ministers on affairs of state. The Minister of Administrative Development told Syrian TV that the initiatives to improve the...

An Overview of the Syrian Court System

An Overview of the Syrian Court System

The court system in Syria is divided into a number of jurisdictions composed of the civil courts; the criminal courts; the administrative courts; the Supreme Constitutional Court; the personal status courts, which handle family...

Legal Briefing- August 30, 2016

Legal Briefing- August 30, 2016

Government President Bashar Al-Assad issued Decree 203/2016 forming the new Syrian government headed by Prime Minister Imad Khamis. Adib Mayaleh was transferred from his post as Central Bank Governor to replace Humam Al-Jazairi as...

The Right to Syrian Nationality

The Right to Syrian Nationality

Syrians have made the news headlines for more than five years now for all the wrong reasons. What the media fails to mention is that they are a people who trace their identity back...