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The World Justice Project is pleased to join the International Legal Assistance Consortium as a rule of law member organization — announced Friday, June 14, 2019. The WJP was elected to join ILAC at the consortium's 2019 Annual General Meeting, recently hosted by The Law Society in London, United Kingdom.

"We are honored to become a member of ILAC’s global rule of law consortium and to contribute to the international dialogue on justice sector reform and strengthening the rule of law," said Elizabeth Andersen, Executive Director of the World Justice Project.

ILAC is comprised of more than 80 legal organizations and individual members representing over 3 million legal professionals worldwide — judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and court administrators — who routinely apply rule of law principles as part of their daily practice in a variety of contexts and cultures.

Read the full announcement from ILAC.

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