Publication Summaries

2018
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia, South Asia
International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Rule of Law Programming
Introduction The International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), of the U.S. Department of Justice, recently published a report on Promoting Sustainable Institutional Law Enforcement Development. ICITAP focuses on promoting…
2017
REGION: South Asia
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context
The World Justice Project recently released reports on The Rule of Law in Afghanistan and The Rule of Law in Pakistan, which aim to describe fundamental features of the rule…
2017
REGION: South Asia
Edris Arib
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In “Policy, SDGs, and Fighting Corruption for the People,” Transparency International, with the support of the European Commission, used survey data to provide an analysis of Afghanistan’s compliance with the…
2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Nancy G. Cortés et al.
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Understanding Local Context
In “Perspectives on Mexico's Criminal Justice System: ¿What Do Its Operators Think?” authors Nancy G. Cortés, Octavio Rodríguez Ferreira, and David A. Shirk surveyed Mexican judges, prosecutors, and public defenders…
2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
John D. King
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions
In The Public Defender as International Transplant, John King argues that, in the shift from inquisitorial to adversarial systems in Latin American countries, the public defender has not become a…
November 2017
REGION: Western Hemisphere
Human Rights Watch
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
Running out the Clock: How Guatemala’s Courts Could Doom the Fight against Impunity, produced by Human Rights Watch, describes how unjustifiable delays in judicial proceedings are undermining progress in Guatemala’s…
November 2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
American Journal of Primatology
Corruption Environment Understanding Local Context
In the commentary, Orangutan Trade, Confiscations, and Lack of Prosecutions in Indonesia, Vincent Nijman argues that a weak rule of law, specifically manifested in low rates of prosecutions and lenient…
Fall 2017
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Mathieu Bere
Conflict and Transition Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In Armed Rebellion, Violent Extremism, and the Challenges of International Intervention in Mali, Mathieu Bere argues that peacebuilding interventions in Mali will need to move beyond military engagement in order…
October 2017
REGION: Middle East and North Africa
Sarah Yerkes and Marwan Muasher
Conflict and Transition Corruption
In Tunisia’s Corruption Contagion: A Transition at Risk, authors Sarah Yerkes and Marwan Muasher detail Tunisia’s struggle to fight corruption since the 2011 revolution. Prior to 2011, corruption in Tunisia…
October 2017
REGION: Global
Philippe Leroux-Martin and Vivienne O'Connor
General Rule of Law Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context
In Systems Thinking for Peacebuilding and Rule of Law: Supporting Complex Reforms in Conflict-Affected Environments, Philippe Leroux-Martin and Vivienne O’Connor propose a new model for conceptualizing rule of law and…
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Highlighted Publications

Europe and Eurasia
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Considering the Role of Security Sector Reform and Police Reform when Tackling Organized Crime in Post-Conflict Environments

Western Hemisphere
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Transitioning to the Accusatorial Model: Addressing Challenges for Legal Education and Training in Latin America: Symposium Final Report

Sub-Saharan Africa
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A New Taxonomy for Corruption in Nigeria

East Asia and the Pacific
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The Promise and Peril of Paralegal Aid