Reinventing the Rules

Discover the Latest Innovations and Lessons Learned in Rule of Law and Legal Empowerment Projects

Lawyers in Libraries: An Access to Justice Project in the US

Lawyers abroad aren’t the only ones implementing innovative access to justice programs. Check out what lawyers in Maine are doing to make legal aid more accessible to the public.

May 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Exclusive Interview with New President of the Uganda Law Society: Ruth Sebatindira [Part 1]

Read what this pioneer had to say on the challenges for female lawyers in Uganda, the critical role of technology, and what the international community could do differently.

May 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

Event: ABA ROLI Hosts Panel on The Role of Youth in Rule of Law

Learn what a panel of youth experts had to say on the current state of rule of law programs for young people

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Linking Formal and Informal Justice Systems Through Dispute Resolution in Afghanistan

Learn what communities valued and resisted in linking traditional dispute resolution mechanisms with the formal justice system.

April 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Best Practices for Building the Capacity of Police

Illiteracy, one-off training’s, outdated police codes, and foreign trainers. These are just a few examples experts have identified as barriers to effective police reform in developing and post-conflict countries.

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Local Community Molds the Law to Alleviate Health Issues

In Sierra Leone, informal compacts or ‘bylaws’ created among community members has allowed them to design, implement, and enforce their own mechanisms to improve health care needs.

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Mapping the Justice Sector in Post-Conflict States

Check out which institutions and actors within the justice sector are often forgotten or ignored in rule of law projects.

April 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Report on Access to Justice Programs for Women in Africa and Asia

A new IDLO study on Access to Justice explores challenges and solutions for women in Asia and Africa.

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Paralegals Assisting Informal Justice Systems in Zambia

In Zambia, an innovative project enables paralegals trained in the formal court system to help local tribal courts with incoming cases.

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Defining Female Youth in South Sudan

Learn how female youth are included and inadvertently excluded in South Sudan youth programs

April 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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