The European Commission has taken additional steps on the road to taking Poland to the Court of Justice of the EU. The Commission maintains that Poland seeks political control 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.
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.