Tag: Rule of Law
A Very Clear Video On The Rule of Law
Simple presentation on the rule of law. We’re always on the lookout for clear presentations on the fundamentals. Here’s one on the rule of law from ABA RoL
Rule of Law: When Force Prevails
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?
Can There Be Justice in Myanmar Without Approval Military Approval??
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 vs Law and Order
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 […]
Rule of Law in the EU
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.
Stephen Golub – A Foundational Thinker
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 […]
Zambia: Rule of Law
The Mast, July 14: The Chief Justice of Zambia describes the rule of law in Zambia.
Slovakia: European Parliament deplores “serious shortcomings” in rule of law
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”.