As part of a regional commitment to the rule of law, LexisNexis Asia Pacific has implemented a program of support that enables local communities and developing nations to gain access to materials and guidelines, essential to the proper administration of justice and advancement of society.
Rule of Law
Our people and core business operations are dedicated to advancing the rule of law around the world.
LexisNexis Myanmar Law School Programme
LexisNexis partnered with the Electronic Information for Libraries (EIFL) to provide online legal research solutions and training for Myanmar's Yangon Law School and Mandalay Law School. After the devastation of Typhoon Nargis in 2016, LexisNexis partnered with the Philippine Group of Law Librarians (PGLL) to facilitate a trip to restore the damaged Yangon Law School.
National Association of Community Legal Centres Partnership
LexisNexis and the National Association of Community Legal Centres (NACLC) have entered into a partnership to promote the rule of law in Australia by providing high quality online legal resources to over 180 Community Legal Centres operating across Australia and support better access to justice for the 200,000+ disadvantaged clients they assist every year.
Looking back at the Rule of Law
Until 1955 in NSW most magistrates were not required to be legally qualified, gaining their legal knowledge and experience by working as clerks in courts and court house offices. Now, all magistrates are legally qualified.
Former Judge, District Court of NSW
Lawyers travel to Myanmar to train government legal staff on international contract law
LexisNexis joined with Colin Biggers & Paisley Foundation to test a new initiative called The Juris Pilot in Myanmar to connect legal professionals with legal bodies in developing countries for pro bono opportunities that advance the rule of law.
Marketing Communications Manager, LexisNexis Australia
Advancing Together is a free bi-annual publication that brings together views and insights from thought leaders in the legal sphere, delving into current affairs and developments that impact the advancement, and in some cases the erosion, of the rule of law in Asia Pacific.
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