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.
A strong rule of law needs an effective criminal justice system, and an effective criminal justice system needs prisons that are secure, respectful of the rights of inmates, and effective in combating recidivism.
Women and girls still lag behind in basic legal protections, land and inheritance rights, access to education, health and reproductive rights, protection from violence and sexual harassment, and safe and fair workplaces.
On January 31st, 2018, the World Justice Project will launch the 9th edition of the WJP Rule of Law Index®. The launch event will take place in cooperation with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace at their headquarters in Washington DC.