Blog Posts

WJP Welcomes Union of Turkish Bars as New Strategic Partner

WJP Staff | 09/12/2014

The World Justice Project is pleased to announce the Union of Turkish Bar Associations has joined the WJP as a strategic partner.  WJP Strategic Partners are organizations that provide...

New Report: Women’s Access to Justice in Afghanistan

Bethany L. McGann | 09/08/2014

This post first appeared on the blog of the International Network to Promote the Rule of Law

Buckle Up! What Seat Belts Can Tell Us About the Rule of Law

Sam Muller and Martin Gramatikov | 09/02/2014

This post was co-authored by Sam Muller and Martin Gramatikov. It first appeared on Innovating Justice on August 28, 2014.  

Nepal, Urbanization, and Crime

WJP Staff | 08/21/2014

With rapid urbanization taking place across South Asia, countries such as Nepal face increasing difficulties in providing adequate security, as populations in cities grow rapidly. Many of these...

Can a Photo Change the Way You Think About the Rule of Law?

Radha Friedman | 08/21/2014

When you think of “the rule of law,” you probably don’t picture musicians working with lawyers to ensure their intellectual property rights, or health workers in Cameroon tackling...

In Memoriam: John Edwin Mroz

WJP Staff | 08/18/2014

We at the World Justice Project were saddened to learn of the passing of longstanding friend and Honorary Chair, John Edwin Mroz. Through his work as the founder of the EastWest Institute, he had an...

World Justice Forum V: 6-9 July 2015 at King's College London

WJP Staff | 08/06/2014

We are pleased to announce that WJP's World Justice Forum V will be held in London, 6-9 July 2015, in collaboration with King's College London. During the Forum, over 500 leaders from...

CHILE: A deeper insight

Maria Díaz | 06/16/2014

Chile has shown economic and political stability during the last twenty years, with high rates of economic growth, controlled inflation, low unemployment and global integration. At the...

Custody and Health Conditions in MENA Prisons: Double Jeopardy

Dr. Scander Soufi | 06/03/2014

Although some Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) regional prisons like “Roumieh” or “Wadi el- Natroun” have become famous after riots in Lebanon and the uprising in Egypt...

Street Law Zambia Facilitates Successful Teacher Training and Launch of Legal Education Curriculum

Street Law Zambia Staff | 05/21/2014

World Justice Challenge grantee Street Law Zambia (SLZ) updates us on a recent visit to Zambia, where they conducted teacher trainings and curriculum development. SLZ believes that...

HIV in the MENA Region: Health Laws and Behaviors

Dr. Scander Soufi | 05/21/2014

The Middle East and North Africa region is never far from the international trends headlines, but when it comes to some health issues, especially HIV and AIDS, it tends to take a back seat. HIV and...

Zimbabwe: Targeting of Human Rights Lawyer Provides Snapshot of More Sinister Trend

Jeffrey Smith | 05/14/2014

Just over two weeks ago, Zimbabwe’s Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana, a close ally of President Robert Mugabe, announced that the government intended to reopen its case against lawyer...

Announcing the WJP Rule of Law Research Consortium

WJP Staff | 05/07/2014

Engaging with rule of law issues invariably means grappling with big ideas from multiple perspectives. Because scholars from around the world approach rule of law from different vantage points and...

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