are-(palestinian-authority’s)-legislated-statutes-substantially-different-from-(israeli)-military-orders?-(2010)

Are (Palestinian Authority’s) Legislated Statutes Substantially Different from (Israeli) Military Orders?. (2010)

During Second World War, Lord Atkin famously contradicted Cicero’s 2000-year-old dictum (Silent enim leges inter arma),1 when he said: “In this country, amid the clash of arms the laws are not silent. They may be changed, but they speak the same language in war as in peace.”2 In contemporary states, it is rare to rule by brutal force, even in times of emergencies, threats to national security, or even in times of occupation of an alien population. Continue reading Are (Palestinian Authority’s) Legislated Statutes Substantially Different from (Israeli) Military Orders?. (2010)