The entry and nominations deadline has been extended to April 1 for the 2020 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism. It's not too late to help us recognize and celebrate outstanding reporting on rule of law issues such as:

  • Human/civil rights
  • Access to justice
  • Open government
  • Corruption
  • Criminal justice
  • Government accountability
  • Independent judiciary
  • Other rule of law issues

The WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism acknowledges journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law.

The $10,000 USD prize is open to journalists worldwide. Nominate others or apply yourself by April 1! Download the 2020 entry form here or click through below to learn more about the prize and entry process.
 

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The World Justice Project lost two leading champions for our rule of law cause with the passing last week of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and William H. Gates, Sr., both Honorary Chairs of the Project. We were honored by their longstanding involvement in our work and commit ourselves to making the WJP a worthy part of their legacy. We share here our memories and tributes to their work. 

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This policy brief is part of a multidisciplinary initiative from the World Justice Project to expand knowledge of the relationship between public health and the rule of law, and to identify measures to tackle the twin crises of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rule of law where they intersect. 

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For the past twenty-six years of its post-Soviet history, Belarus, controlled by Alexander Lukashenko, has seen many affronts to justice and the rule of law – from politically motivated murders to routine falsifications of voting protocols and figures. The Belarusian political crisis capturing the world's attention today is part of a larger story in which key dimensions of the rule of law may help us understand the drivers of change.

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