23 ianuarie 2021

To defend rule of law, we must agree on its meaning


When the World Justice Project surveys people about what the rule of law means for the WJP Rule of Law Index , the most popular answer in almost every country, including the United States, is, “I don’t know.” This unfortunate reality threatens the underlying conditions necessary for a community governed by the rule of law: a common understanding of its principles and a shared commitment to its ideals. In recent weeks, the United States has endured an historic rule of law test — a disputed [...]