On November 30, 2011 the WJP presented the WJP Rule of Law Index® at The National Press Club in Washington, DC, at 1:00 PM. Data findings from the expanded 2011 report, which covers, for the first time, a total of 66 countries and jurisdictions, as well as methodological updates, were discussed. Opening remarks were provided by U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, while closing remarks were provided by Justice Hassan Bubacar Jallow, Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
The WJP Rule of Law Index® 2011 is the result of four years of intensive development, testing, and vetting—including interviewing 66,000 members of the general public and more than 2,000 experts in 66 countries and jurisdictions.