$50M Afghan Legal Program Lacks Oversight, Inspector Says

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A $50 million sole-source contract between the U.S. government and an international organization designed to promote the rule of law in Afghanistan may not contain basic provisions for oversight and evaluation of the program, a U.S. government inspector said on Thursday.

The contract with Rome-based International Development Law Organization to help administer the so-called Afghanistan Justice Training Transition fails to contain standard oversights that would ensure taxpayer funds are being properly spent, John F. Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said in a letter...
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