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World justice – the rule of law around the world

Kurt Ramin

Antje Meyer

Abstract:

Critical issues associated with legal structures and processes determine the extent to which countries have the capacity to deal with topics that affect the expectations of governments and societies. So it is that rule of law can be seen as an impediment to the dissemination of information, as can be facilitated by social media applications. In this regard, of particular interest is the Rule of Law Index that was developed and administered by the World Justice Project. This index offers the means by which strong comparison can be made between countries in terms of similarities and differences as to the rule of law. Specific examples in comparative analysis ...

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