Congratulations to Arturo Ángel, Paris Martínez, Daniela Rea, Yosune Chamizo Alberro, Rodrigo Crespo, and Jesús Santamaría, winners of the 2018 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

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On October 9, 2018, at 10 a.m. local time (Central Daylight Time) in Mexico City, the World Justice Project will present the Mexican States Rule of Law Index 2018. Stream the launch online on our website, via Facebook Live, or on our YouTube.

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In episode two of Rule of Law Talk, Tom Ginsburg joins WJP executive director Betsy Andersen to talk about what can be done to preserve democracy around the world. His new book, "How to Save a Constitutional Democracy," examines current trends in democratic governance.

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The World Justice Project has a brand new podcast! Rule of Law Talk features conversations with leading lights on the front lines of understanding rule of law topics worldwide. Subscribe to Rule of Law Talk on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, and more.

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In recent years, the world has witnessed a worrying pattern of many democracies shifting toward authoritarianism. In 2017, WJP’s Rule of Law Index saw a majority of countries decline in rule of law, particularly with respect to constraints on executive power and protection of fundamental rights. What can be done to protect constitutional democracies from countervailing authoritarian forces?

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In light of the U.S. Senate’s deliberations on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, Professor Jack Knight of Duke University and World Justice Project executive director Betsy Andersen discuss the United States’ process of judicial selection, the role it plays in ensuring accountability and independence, and compare the U.S. approach with other methods around the world.

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August 4th, 2018: "America's Criminal Justice System: Essential for the Rule of Law." Chuck Rosenberg keynote; event featuring World Justice Project data and an expert panel exploring the intersection of rule of law and America’s criminal justice system.

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