Simple presentation on the rule of law. We’re always on the lookout for clear presentations on the fundamentals. Here’s one from ABA ROLI on the rule of law. It’s simple and clear and useful. Critically, it makes clear that the rule of law is not the same as ‘law and order”, a mistake routinely made by development professionals. If you have a good presentation on a fundamental, please send it in. Watch
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.
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.