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Civil Affairs and Rule of Law

In support of the Civil Military Operations and Rule of Law program

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"civil affairs" "capacity building"
"civil military operations" "Supremacy of the law"
"rule of law" "culture of lawfulness"
"international regimes" "humanitarian intervention"
"civil society" "mass atrocities"
"legality of war" "human security"
"jus ad bellum" "human rights"

Rule of Law

Definition

According to the Oxford English Dictionary:

1. The authority and influence of law in society, esp. when viewed as a constraint on individual and institutional behaviour; (hence) the principle whereby all members of a society (including those in government) are considered equally subject to publicly disclosed legal codes and processes. 

 

2. A valid legal proposition; a law.

 

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