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Iraqi Judicial System

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Iraqi Judicial System

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Iraqi Judicial System

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The new Iraqi government says Saddam Hussein will be tried at home in Iraqi courts, even though Iraq's security forces aren't equipped to hold him custody. What's the state of the Iraqi justice system? And when will it be ready to handle high profile trials?

Guest:

Rajiv Chandrasekaran
*Baghdad bureau chief, for The Washington Post

Cherif Bassiouini
*Law professor at DePaul University in Chicago
*President of International Law Institute at DePaul, carrying out project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development to restructure legal education in Iraq