Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law

Rule of Law

Resources

Exploring ‘rule of law’

Channell, Wade. ‘Grammar Lessons Learned: Dependent Clauses, False Cognates, and Other Problems in Rule of Law Programming’ (2010) University of Pittsburgh Law Review 72, 171. Available here

Kleinfeld, Rachel. Advancing the Rule of Law Abroad: Next Generation Reform (2012) Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. See more here

McKay, Leanne. ‘Toward a rule of law culture: Exploring effective responses to justice and security challenges, a practical guide’ (2015) United States Institute of Peace. Available here

Mooney, Lelia ed. Promoting the Rule of Law: A Practitioner’s Guide to Key Issues and Developments (2013) American Bar Association. See more here

O’Connor, Vivienne. INPROL Guide: Defining the Rule of Law and Related Concepts (2015) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

Tamanaha, Brian, ‘A Concise Guide to the Rule of Law’ (2007) St John’s University School of Law. Available here

United Nations Security Council. ‘Report of the UN Secretary-General: The rule of law and transitional justice in conflict and post-conflict societies’ (2004). Available here

United Nations. ‘Guidance Note of the UN Secretary-General: UN Approach to Rule of Law Assistance’ (2008). Available here

Criminal Justice Reform

O’Connor, Vivienne. INPROL Practitioner’s Guide: Mapping the Justice System and Legal Framework in a Conflict-Affected Country (2015) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

Rausch, Colette ed. Combating Serious Crimes in Postconflict Societies: A Handbook for Policymakers and Practitioners (2006) US Institute of Peace. Available here

UN General Assembly. United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (the Nelson Mandela Rules) (2015) Available here

UN Office on Drugs and Crime and US Institute of Peace. Criminal Justice Reform in Post-conflict States: A Guide for Practitioners (September 2011) United Nations. Available here

UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Handbook on police accountability, oversight and integrity (2011). Available here

World Bank, ‘World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security, and Development’ (2011) The World Bank. Available here

Access to Justice

Haki Network,’The Legal Empowerment Approach to International Development’ (2011). Available here

McKay, Leanne, State-Sponsored Legal Aid Schemes (2015) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

Open Society Justice Initiative, ‘Justice Initiatives: Legal Empowerment’ (2013). Available here

United Nations Development Programme, Programming for Justice: Access for All, A Practitioner’s Guide to Human Rights-based Approach to Access to Justice (2005). Available here

Legal Pluralism

Isser, Deborah ed. Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies (2011) United States Institute of Peace. Available here

Khan, Hamid, INPROL Guide: Islamic Law (2015) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

O’Connor, Vivienne, INPROL Guide: Common Law and Civil Law Traditions (2012) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

Tamanaha, Brian, ‘The Rule of Law and Legal Pluralism in Development’ (2011) Hague Journal on the Rule of Law 3,1. Available here

Toomey, Leigh T, ‘A Delicate Balance: Building Complementary Customary and State Legal Systems’ (2010) 3 The Law and Development Review 1. Available here

Programming, Monitoring and Evaluation

Andrews, Matt et al. ‘Doing Iterative and Adaptive Work. CID Working Paper No. 313’ (January 2016) Center for International Development. Available here

O’Connor, Vivienne, INPROL Guide to Change and Change Management for Rule of Law Practitioners (2015) International Network to Promote the Rule of Law. Available here

United Nations Development Programme, ‘Guidance Note on Assessing the Rule of Law Using Institutional and Context Analysis’ (2014). Available here

United Nations Development Programme, ‘Why, What and How to Measure? A User’s Guide to Measuring Rule of Law’ (2014). Available here

Kingsbury, Benedict et al, eds. The Quiet Power of Indocators: Measuring Governance, Corruption and Rule of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015). Available here

Governance and Justice Group, ‘The Justice Audit: The Future of Development Assistance’ (2014). Available here

Peacekeeping and Security Sector Reform

Carlson, Scott N. Esq. Legal and Judicial Rule of Law Work in Multi-Dimensional Peacekeeping Operations: Lessons-Learned Study (2006) UN Peacekeeping. Available here

Durch, William J et al. ‘Understanding Impact of Police, Justice and Corrections Components in UN Peace Operations’ (2012) The Stimson Center. Available here

Mayer-Rieckh, Alexander and Rumin, Serge. ‘Confronting an Abusive Past in Security Sector Reform after Conflict’ (November 2010) The Initiative for Peacebuilding. Available here

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