World Justice Project’s Rule of Law Index released

The World Justice Project (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law worldwide. It started measuring countries’ performance since 2016. The World Justice Project (WJP)  released the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index® on 31 January 2018. It measures rule of law adherence in 113 countries worldwide based on
more than 110,000 households and 3,000 expert surveys. Performance is measured using 44 indicators across eight factors

  • Constraints on Government Powers,
  • Absence of Corruption,
  • Open Government,
  • Fundamental Rights,
  • Order and Security,
  • Regulatory Enforcement,
  • Civil Justice,
  • and Criminal Justice.

The top three overall performers in the 2017-2018 WJP Rule of Law Index were Denmark, Norway, and Finland.

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Saumya Snehal

Saumya Snehal is a 3rd year BBA LLB student at Chanakya National Law University. Always a bibliophile, she loves to read, research and write on anything and everything legal. She has a insatiable appetite for knowledge and explores the same through indulging in various internships so that to constantly grow and become a better version of herself. She especially has an interest in corporate law and social legislations.

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