Rule of Law Defined Here’s what Rachel Kleinfeld says: “Definitions of the rule of law fall into two categories: (1) those that emphasize the ends that the rule of law is intended to serve within society (such as upholding law and order, or providing predictable and efficient judgments), and (2) those that highlight the institutional […]
EU sets judicial reform as a precondition to accession talks. Read about it here…
Justine Stefanelli from the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law casts a critical eye over the European Commission’s Blueprint for Action on the Rule of Law.
Legal Empowerment and Access to Justice Stephen Golub has had a huge influence on modern thinking about legal empowerment and access to justice. The Commission on Legal Empowerment of the Poor noted that his thinking about the need to provide the poor with concrete mechanisms to claim their rights and alleviate their poverty made him […]
An award winning resentencing project in Malawi – when the death penalty is abolished and death row prisoners must be resentenced.
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.
For all things judicial, check out the Consultative Council on European Judges. A good place to begin is Opinion 1.
The Mast, July 14: The Chief Justice of Zambia describes the rule of law in Zambia.
Nigeria, January 2019: The Accountability Lab SDG 16 innovation challenge is an initiative to find creative solutions for SDG 16 on justice.
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”.