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The Rule of Law: Perspectives From Around the Globe

ISBN13: 9781405736992
Published: February 2009
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £73.00

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Building the Rule of Law across the world is an important and vital commitment for the worldwide legal profession. This book draws together worldwide International Bar Association symposiums and other papers on the topic to provide a commentary on the subject from leading individuals and practitioners.

Themes covered include:-

  • access to justice in developing jurisdictions;
  • corruption;
  • corporate responsibility;
  • cross-border pro bono legal assistance;
  • freedom of expression;
  • extreme situations; and independence of the judiciary and the legal profession.

Jurisprudence, General Interest
1. PREFACE (Francis Neate, former President IBA)
3. FOREWORD (Fernando Pombo, President IBA)
4. IBA COUNCIL'S RESOLUTION of September 2005 and accompanying COMMENTARY
5. CHICAGO: Addresses to the joint IBA/ABA Symposium held in September 2006 (Karen Mathis, President ABA, Francis Neate, Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and U.N. Commissioner for Human Rights, Rt. Hon Lord Peter Goldsmith, QC, Attorney-General of the U.K.)
6. MOSCOW: Addresses to the Symposium held in June 2007 (Valery Zorkin, President of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation, Francis Neate, Judge William Birtles, Anne Ramberg, Chief Executive of the Swedish Bar Association)
7. RUSSIA: Addresses to OSCE meeting in 2007 (Genry Reznik, President of the Moscow City Chamber of Advocates)
8. THE SOUTH PACIFIC: Addresses to the Symposium organised by the Law Council of Australia in August 2007 (Hon. Sir Gerard Brennan AC KBE, Hon. Wayne Martin, Nicholas Cowdery A.M., Q.C.)
9. SINGAPORE: Addresses to the Symposium held in October 2007 (Professor S. Jayakumar, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Law of Singapore, Judge Hisashi Owada, International Court of Justice)
10. AFRICA Paper written in 2008 (Sternford Moyo, former President of the Law Society of Zimbabwe and of the Southern Africa Community Association's Lawyers' Association)
Address to the IBA's Annual Bar Leaders' Conference held in May 2008 (Olisa Agbakoba, President of the Nigerian Bar Association)
11. LATIN AMERICA: Addresses to the Symposium held in October 2008
12. The Perspective from International Business (Andy Prozes, Chief Executive of LexisNexis)
13. Sir David Williams lecture, November 2006 (Rt. Hon. Lord Thomas Bingham, senior member of the Judicial Committee of the House of Lords)
14. A brief history of the development of the concept of the Rule of Law