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In 2019, the World Justice Project and our research products were featured in top media outlets around the globe, citing WJP Rule of Law Index scores, new research on access to justice and the global justice gap, key convenings for the justice agenda, and more.

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Published in the November 2019 rule of law issue of the Department of Justice Journal of Federal Law and Practice, "The Meaning, Measuring, and Mattering of the Rule of Law" explores the WJP's eight defining rule of law factors measured in the WJP Rule of Law Index—and why the rule of law matters to policymakers and citizens. 

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Almanac: Statistical Memory of the Transition between Two Mexicos - Achievements and Challenges of the New Criminal Justice System is an effort by the World Justice Project (WJP) Mexico team to contribute to greater understanding—through descriptive statistics—of some of the effects of Mexico's New Criminal Justice System (NCJS).

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Out now, "Failed Justice: Prevalence of Torture in Mexico's Criminal Justice System" analyzes quantitative evidence of the cases of thousands of Mexican persons that are victims of torture or ill-treatment in Mexico while being accused and processed in the Mexican criminal justice (state and federal) systems.

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Hurst Hannum, Professor of International Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, joins WJP Chief Engagement Officer Ted Piccone on Rule of Law Talk to discuss the current state of of the human rights movement, and how the international human rights community should respond.

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In Mexico, evidence of abusive and corrupt police officers has sparked a public policy debate centered on the role of Mexico's local police. In part triggered by the large proportion of Mexican citizens who perceive neighborhood law enforcement to be ineffective, proposals have emerged to militarize public security and to roll back criminal justice reforms that are still in their infancy.

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