Reinventing the Rules

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

Securing Access to Justice and Land for Displaced Women

South Sudan, Afghanistan, Lebanon, Liberia, Palestine & Ecuador offer fascinating case studies on why supporting access to justice initiatives for women’s land rights are critical in post-conflict states

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Event Recap: The Role of Youth in Access to Justice

Read about two young attorney’s who have worked on access to justice initiatives for youth in Zimbabwe and Ethiopia and learn how mobile phones can improve access to justice.

November 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Upcoming Event: The Role of Youth in Access to Justice

On October 17th, come listen to the CEO of Social Impact Lab Company, and two young attorney’s from Kenya and Ethiopia talk about the role of youth in access to justice!

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Horizontal Systems of Justice and Why They Matter

Learn about traditional justice systems that strengthen human rights and why imparting skills like media and institutional advocacy are essential.

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Filling Access to Justice Gaps Through Churches

This program is one of the first of its kind in the US to provide free legal aid in civil cases through churches in Tennessee

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with Kimberley Motley: The Only Western Lawyer Practicing in Afghanistan

Read what this lawyer had to say on youth, informal justice systems, and rule of law programming by the international community.

June 20, 2013 · 3 Comments

Identifying and Remedying Flaws in Access to Justice Research

New research discusses the limitations to current access to justice programs and touches on goals that should be pursued to improve it.

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Justice on Wheels: Helping Youth in the Philippines

A courtroom and a mediation center inside a bus? This program gives new meaning to the term mobile courts!

May 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

Health Clinic and Legal Aid Groups Partner to Address HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Mississippi might be among the worst states to provide legal services to its population, but a new partnership aims to address discrimination faced by HIV/AIDS patients.

May 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview with the President of the Uganda Law Society [Part 2]

Check out what Ruth Sebatindira had to say on the traditional justice system, battling corruption, and changing the public perception of lawyers in Uganda.

May 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

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