The World Justice Project has been at the forefront of the effort to advance evidence-based analysis of access to justice issues. An Analytical Tool for Policy Makers Now, they have put some of their most important work on their Global Insights on Access to Justice portal. Would it help in your work to know how […]
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 […]
Namati will invest $45 million USD to accelerate justice around the world. It will work in close partnership with members of its network to take on three urgent issues – health justice, land and environmental justice, and citizenship justice – in six countries: Kenya, India, Myanmar, Sierra Leone, Mozambique, and the United States. Namati’s Global […]
If the plan you’re working on now is not your 300th or more, this might help a little.
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.
Editors’ Note: Since this post was first drafted, justice issues have been considered at meetings held at the UN General Assembly on September 24-25. We’ll get you an update on those meetings as soon as we can. We would like to hear from you if you were at the meetings. Please reply/comment or contact us […]
Turkish Minister of Justice Abdülhamit Gül said on Sunday, in a public message over the beginning of the judicial year, Turkey aims to strengthen democracy and expand freedoms, state-run Anadolu Agency reported. The judiciary will be cautious.