Day 25 principles for global practice

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Day 25 principles for global practice, reflections on local practice I. Today I’ll talk about human rights and the rule of law- Before going further, let me offer a working definition for the "rule of law" that a term of art that is in frequent use today but was rarely heard just 20 years ago. a. What do I mean by rule of law? -the rule of law is empty of normative concerns -a system of transparent and predictable and fair rules for efficient and just functioning of society -representative of the will of the people, also minority rights -being of the rule of law has made a stronger society -to have it is a good thing, to not have it is to not fulfill potentials i. The rule of law was missing in small shops around the world -can’t do business because they are extorted, like Maxwell street market, not efficient or just ii. The rule of law is missing where victims of domestic violence have no recourse; -will the police arrest the abuser, will there be lawyers available, will a judge hear the case sympathetically iii. The rule of law is missing in courtrooms, -victims of crime who are afraid to testify for what might happen to them or their families iv. The rule of law is missing in villages around the world -people can’t get AIDS medications b. When it works, law is an enabler. -it creates a framework people can work within
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