Justice Rising Blog Archives: May, 2014

Street Law Zambia Facilitates Successful Teacher Training and Launch of Legal Education Curriculum

Street Law Zambia Staff | 05/21/2014

World Justice Challenge grantee Street Law Zambia (SLZ) updates us on a recent visit to Zambia, where they conducted teacher trainings and curriculum development. SLZ believes that...

HIV in the MENA Region: Health Laws and Behaviors

Dr. Scander Soufi | 05/21/2014

The Middle East and North Africa region is never far from the international trends headlines, but when it comes to some health issues, especially HIV and AIDS, it tends to take a back seat. HIV and...

Zimbabwe: Targeting of Human Rights Lawyer Provides Snapshot of More Sinister Trend

Jeffrey Smith | 05/14/2014

Just over two weeks ago, Zimbabwe’s Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana, a close ally of President Robert Mugabe, announced that the government intended to reopen its case against lawyer...

Announcing the WJP Rule of Law Research Consortium

WJP Staff | 05/07/2014

Engaging with rule of law issues invariably means grappling with big ideas from multiple perspectives. Because scholars from around the world approach rule of law from different vantage points and...

Commentary: Drug Trafficking and Abuse in Punjab

Dr. Kiran Bedi | 05/01/2014

I have been hearing and reading with great concern on the prevailing problem of drug trafficking and drug abuse in Punjab. As per ground reports it certainly has assumed very serious proportions to...