The Rule of Law Education Centre constructively engages in debate regarding the rule of law and, where appropriate challenges when the rule of law is under threat.

A society that supports the rule of law is not one composed of uncritical and obedient citizens; rather it is one whose citizens understand and respect just laws, are aware of their function and know how to engage with them constructively and how to challenge them as needed, within the appropriate mechanisms and institutions.

– United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime


Chris Merritt writes a weekly commentary in the Australian newspaper highlighting rule of law issues.  These articles can be found directly at The Australia or clicking on the button below to go the Rule of Law Institute’s website.

The below areas have been a particular concern to the Rule of Law Education Centre: