Publication Summaries

2017
REGION: Central Asia
Amnesty International
Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
Amnesty International’s (AI) “In the Line of Duty: Harassment, Prosecution and Imprisonment of Lawyers in Tajikistan” details recent harassment, detention, and prosecution of lawyers involved in politically sensitive cases in…
May 2017
REGION: Global
Nicholas Robinson and Catherine Lena Kelly
Conflict and Transition General Rule of Law Rule of Law Programming
In “Rule of Law Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism,” Nicholas Robinson and Catherine Lena Kelly discuss the use of rule of law as a framework for designing countering violent extremism…
May 1, 2017
REGION: Europe and Eurasia, Western Hemisphere
Richard Albert et al.
Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Understanding Local Context
In “Constitutional Reform in Brazil: Lessons from Albania?” Richard Albert, Juliano Zaiden Benvindo, Klodian Rado, and Fabian Zhillan highlight recent constitutional and judicial reforms in Albania to suggest ways in…
April 21, 2017
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Rule of Law Collaborative
Conflict and Transition Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions Rule of Law Programming Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
View the Full Report Sub-Saharan Africa (“the region”) is the youngest region in the world, and its youth population is growing rapidly. A common narrative depicts Africa’s youth as a…
April 2017
REGION: Global
Laura Goodwin and Vivek Maru
Formal Justice Sector Institutions General Rule of Law Rule of Law Programming Vulnerable Populations
In “What Do We Know about Legal Empowerment? Mapping the Evidence,” Laura Goodwin and Vivek Maru provide an overview of existing knowledge regarding the effects of civil society-led legal empowerment…
March 2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
Transparency International
Corruption Understanding Local Context
Transparency International’s report, People and Corruption: Asia Pacific, outlines detailed results of extensive survey research on perceptions and experiences of corruption across the Asia Pacific region. The report is part…
2017
REGION: East Asia and the Pacific
Glenn Maail
Corruption Understanding Local Context
In “Open Data and the Fight Against Corruption in Indonesia,” Transparency International and the World Wide Web Foundation assess Indonesia’s performance in meeting commitments stated in the G20 Anti-Corruption Open…
2016
REGION: Sub-Saharan Africa
Caroline Lamwaka, edited by Ronald Atkinson *USC ROLC Faculty
Conflict and Transition Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
The Raging Storm: A Reporter’s Inside Account of the Northern Uganda War 1986-2005, by Ugandan journalist Caroline Lamwaka, details the war between the Ugandan government forces, the National Resistance Army…
December 2016
REGION: South Asia
Grant McLeod
Conflict and Transition Corruption Formal Justice Sector Institutions
In “Responding to Corruption and the Kabul Bank Collapse,” Grant McLeod draws lessons from Afghanistan’s struggle to bring justice to the political elite responsible for the money laundering and embezzlement…
December 29, 2016
REGION: Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Hemisphere
Marie A. Principe
Conflict and Transition Understanding Local Context Vulnerable Populations
This USIP Special Report: Women in Nonviolent Movements by Marie A. Principe seeks to explore how women’s participation in nonviolent movements influences those movements’ strategies and outcomes. Throughout history 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