As a companion to WJP's Rule of Law Talk podcast conversation with Robert Muggah, we dive into what WJP Rule of Law Index data tells us about the current state of the rule of law in Brazil—and what the election of Jair Bolsonaro means for Brazil's future.
The 2018 midterm elections in the U.S. have come and gone. As the think pieces roll in on the who, where, and why of voter turnout and civic participation, it’s worth reflecting on perceptions of free and fair elections.
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!
Amid recent legislative measures passed by Poland’s government that have sparked significant debate about Poland's adherence to the rule of law, we take a closer look at the data on Poland from WJP's 2017-2018 Rule of Law Index.
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.
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.
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.
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.