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Why Advancing the Rule of Law Is Good for Business... and the World

Michael Walsh | Posted 05.19.2017 | Business
Michael Walsh

War zones represent the most extreme lack of rule of law, but not the whole spectrum. According to the United Nations, an estimated 4 billion people live outside the umbrella protection of the rule of law and these people often struggle for basic, human rights. If you're picturing countries outside U.S. borders, think again.

Dan Froomkin

U.S. Ranks Low In Access To Justice Compared To Other Wealthy Nations | Dan Froomkin | Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

Access to justice is a core American value. But a new survey of the rule of law across the globe finds that the U.S. ranks surprisingly low relative t...

Alice Hines

Lawyer In a Box: Discounted Legal Advice At Your Local Mall | Alice Hines | Posted 03.12.2012 | Money

Where do you go when you're so broke you're considering bankruptcy? Most people wouldn't say the mall, but attorney Melva Rozier is hoping to chang...

Andrea Stone

U.S. Ranks Low On Access To Lawyers, Report Says | Andrea Stone | Posted 08.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The United States trails most of Western Europe in protecting the right of ordinary citizens to have access to a lawyer regardless of th...