Haroun Rahimi Assistant Professor of Law, American University of Afghanistan Kabul Afghanistan
Visiting Professor of Law, Bocconi University School of Law Milan Italy

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The Taliban returned to power in Afghanistan in August of 2021 and revived the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) in place of the internationally supported Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (2004–2021). Within one year of its rule, the IEA has overhauled the country’s legal system in areas of administration of justice, human rights, family law, civil law, criminal law, and commercial law. However, the country’s legal system under the Taliban remains chaotic, disuniform, and overwhelmed.

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