Justice Rising Blog Archives: August, 2012

WJP Brings Rule of Law to the Forefront of Tunisian Reform Efforts

The WJP | 08/21/2012

Relying on strong and longstanding partnerships with local organizations, The World Justice Project convened a taskforce of Tunisian leaders from business, government and civil society in Tunis on...

Rule of Law in El Salvador

Ted Carrol | 08/21/2012

Although much of Latin America is currently experiencing a period of economic growth and political stability, Central America is in the midst of a security crisis which threatens to undermine...

Hernando de Soto on “Legal Empowerment”

Hernando de Soto | 08/17/2012

Throughout the developing and post-Soviet world, some four billion people are forced to live and work outside the law. No matter how enterprising or talented they might be, the rules of the game are...

AIDS Free Generation: Why Enhancing Rule of law on the Country Level is a Meaningful Approach

Jia Ping | 08/15/2012

“I am here to fight for a generation that is free of AIDS,” U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told thousands of participants at the International AIDS Conference on 23 July in Washington, D.C...

Suicides Account for Twice as many Deaths as AIDS

Soma Basu | 08/15/2012

KOLKATA, 24 JUNE: Suicide death rates in India are among the highest in the world and suicide is the cause of about twice as many deaths in the country as is HIV/AIDS, and about the same number as...

Sincerity Test: The UN Cholera Epidemic in Haiti and the Rule of Law

Brian Concannon | 08/15/2012

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.”   -James Madison, Federalist Paper...

Rule of Law Crucial for Achieving Positive Health Outcomes

Edward Ssebbombo | 08/15/2012

In 2002, Uganda introduced free health care for all in public health facilities. It was such a welcome move especially for the poor segments of society.