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Equal Access to Justice in Southern Sudan

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This study aims to contribute to establishing a secure foundation for the judicial system through an analysis of the functioning of the courts and the legal aid system in 2007 two years after the signing of the CPA. It observes and maps the current functioning of the judicial system, to understand the role of every…

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Study on Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation of Land and Property Disputes

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This study from 2004, carried out through a partnership between FAO, UNHCR and NRC investigated existing agreements, statutes and customs, international documents and research on land dispute resolution mechanisms and propose recommendations for the immediate, short, medium and long term use of arbitration, mediation and conciliation and of the traditional equivalents of these legal tools.…

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A Study of Customary Law in Contemporary Southern Sudan

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This report is a review of Customary Law in contemporary southern Sudan. Its purpose is to examine the history of customary law and the principal customary legal systems currently in use in the region. It also studies how the various customary law systems function, the strengths and weaknesses of customary law and areas where conflict,…

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Administration Of Justice In The (SPLA/M) Liberated Areas: Court Cases In War-Torn Southern Sudan

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Exposition of the state of customary laws in the Dinka and Azande communities of Southern Sudan. The case studies are set in the period of the civil war that broke out in 1983, and include cases of the SPLA (Sudan People’s Liberation Army) soldiers interacting with the local populations. Download

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Judicial Regulation and Administrative Control: Customary Law and the Nuer, 1898–1954

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NUER courts and court procedure are an innovation of the Anglo-Egyptian government.’ It was a necessary innovation, according to administrators, because of the lack of institutionally authoritative figures among the Nuer, or of an ‘organised political body’ which met regularly, could enforce its decisions, and could therefore maintain public order.The government chose the parallel courses…

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