Bratislava March 2019: The European Parliament condemns the “continuous efforts of a growing number of EU member state governments to weaken the rule of law, the separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary”.
Legal empowerment thinking emphasizes the importance of building public awareness about law and what it can do. It suggests that rule of law projects should focus on providing justice services to people. Tangible benefits to communities help to prove that law works.
Lawyers Needed in Assam Devex reports some staggering numbers in India’s state of Assam where 1.9 million people have been excluded from the final National Register of Citizens. 32.9 million people applied to be included on the list. Within the next four months the excluded will have to apply to a ‘Foreigners Tribunal’ to have […]
Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner has found that the Prime Minister of Canada contravened Canada’s Conflict of Interest Act by interfering in a criminal prosecution. The story begins with allegations of fraud and corruption.