In this category we plan to group posts that are more generally described as relating to the ‘rule of law’.
5 billion people around the world lack basic access to justice. What’s being done about it?
Our colleague Lynn Sheehan is Deputy Director of Operations with the EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine. She writes from Kyiv with news of the High Anti-Corruption Court, a permanent body that completes a constellation of specialized anti-corruption bodies in the criminal justice chain.
Where might prevails over right, does an intellectual framework grounded on ideas about rule of law and access to justice really help us in our work?
Frontier, Myanmar’s English-language weekly magazine: “The police force, which is under the military-controlled Ministry of Home Affairs, currently has overbearing influence over government prosecutors and judges, who are currently unable to pursue cases and pass judgements without fear or worry”. Read more about the complex underpinnings of Myanmar’s justice system.
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 […]
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.
The Mast, July 14: The Chief Justice of Zambia describes the rule of law in Zambia.