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The Rule of Law Index, 2011

Description - The Rule of Law Index is a quantitative assessment tool designed to offer a comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law. The Index presents a comprehensive set of indicators on the rule of law from the perspective of the ordinary person. It examines practical situations in which a rule of law deficit may affect the daily lives of ordinary people. For example, it evaluates whether citizens can access public services without the need to bribe a government officer. The Index provides new data on the following nine dimensions of the rule of law: limited government powers, absence of corruption, order and security, fundamental rights, open government, effective regulatory enforcement, access to civil justice, effective criminal justice, informal justice.

Tags - Human Rights, Judiciary, Security, Service Delivery, Global, Access to Information, Anti-Corruption Institutions, Anti-Corruption Laws, Citizen Initiatives, Law Enforcement, Empirical Data Analysis, Qualitative Analysis, International Analysis

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23 Sep 2011

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