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Advancing the Rule of Law in Indonesia

WJP Staff | 01/16/2015

The World Justice Project is pleased to be in Jarkata, Indonesia on 19-21 January, 2015, for a country workshop bringing together a wide range of invited stakeholders—including leaders from...

“Where’s My School Roof?”

Paul McCann | 01/15/2015

The Namati Justice Prize was createed to shine a light on the ways people find to secure justice. The World Justice Project is an institutional partner of the Namati Justice Prize. Bushenyi is a...

Post-2015 Development Agenda: UN Secretary-General Synthesis Report

WJP Staff | 12/12/2014

On December 4th, an advance, unedited version of the UN Secretary-General’s synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda was released: “The Road to Dignity by 2030: Ending Poverty,...

Spotlight on WJP Rule of Law Index Factor 2: Absence of Corruption

WJP Staff | 12/09/2014

Today, on International Anti-Corruption Day, we take a look back at our 2014 WJP Rule of Law Index corruption data.

RLRC Conference: What We Know and Don't Know About the Rule of Law

WJP Staff | 11/24/2014

The inaugural conference of the Rule of Law Research Consortium (RLRC) was held on October 31-November 1, 2014, at the University of Chicago Law School. In former professor Barack Obama's...

William C. Hubbard on the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

WJP Staff | 11/07/2014

William C. Hubbard, WJP board chair and current ABA president, authored an opinion piece in the Winnipeg Free Press yesterday marking the 25-year anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the...

WJP Rule of Law Research Consortium (RLRC) Conference Fall 2014

WJP Staff | 10/27/2014

What We Know & Don’t Know About the Rule of Law Date: Friday, October 31, 2014 - 9:00am to Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 1:00pm Location: University of Chicago School of Law, Room V

Reducing Violence and Improving the Rule of Law

WJP Staff | 10/01/2014

Policymakers from East LA to West Africa struggle to implement policies to reduce violence and improve the rule of law, and often lack the time to review the available scholarship—which often...

WJP Welcomes Union of Turkish Bars as New Strategic Partner

WJP Staff | 09/12/2014

The World Justice Project is pleased to announce the Union of Turkish Bar Associations has joined the WJP as a strategic partner.  WJP Strategic Partners are organizations that provide...

New Report: Women’s Access to Justice in Afghanistan

Bethany L. McGann | 09/08/2014

This post first appeared on the blog of the International Network to Promote the Rule of Law

Buckle Up! What Seat Belts Can Tell Us About the Rule of Law

Sam Muller and Martin Gramatikov | 09/02/2014

This post was co-authored by Sam Muller and Martin Gramatikov. It first appeared on Innovating Justice on August 28, 2014.  

Nepal, Urbanization, and Crime

WJP Staff | 08/21/2014

With rapid urbanization taking place across South Asia, countries such as Nepal face increasing difficulties in providing adequate security, as populations in cities grow rapidly. Many of these...

Can a Photo Change the Way You Think About the Rule of Law?

Radha Friedman | 08/21/2014

When you think of “the rule of law,” you probably don’t picture musicians working with lawyers to ensure their intellectual property rights, or health workers in Cameroon tackling...

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