The World Justice Project describes itself as “…an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. It began as an initiative of the American Bar Association. Its Rule of Law Index analyses the rule of law performance of 126 countries, providing useful benchmarks for measuring the progress of reform initiatives. Now, its Global Insights on Access to Justice documents legal needs on a global scale.
The European e-Justice Portal is conceived as a future electronic one-stop-shop in the area of justice. It’s full of interesting things to read about, including a very helpful section on good training practices. Lots on practical skills here.
The Consultative Council of European Judges is an advisory body of the Council of Europe. Its opinions on judicial independence and how to preserve it remain compulsory reading for anyone working with judges.
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 […]
At JTL we’re always on the lookout for new developments in legal technology. Legal Rebels is an American Bar Association podcast for innovators who are remaking the legal profession. This month they pod about the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s new MIT Computational Law Report which describes itself as “…an agile, new media online publication that […]
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