Rule of Law Initiative

The mission of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative is to promote justice, economic opportunity and human dignity through the rule of law.

#CyberspaceIRL: Rule of Law Approaches to Virtual Threats

ABA Rule of Law Initiative Blog

Visit ABA Rule of Law Insights for the latest rule of law updates.

Featured program

Featured program


Since June 2013, ABA ROLI has been working to assist the Malian government and civil society organizations to develop transitional justice strategies to address serious human rights violations committed during the country’s recent conflict.

Read more - CLICK HERE

Stay connected

Subscribe to our monthly E-newsletter, "ABA ROLI Around the World."

ABA Rule of Law Initiative 2018 Annual Report

Highlights of our work in Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Europe & Eurasia, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East & North Africa.

PDF | 20 MB - Download

ABA ROLI Issue Paper - When People Flee: Rule of Law and Forced Migration

ABA ROLI publication surveying academic and policy literature on the relationship between rule of law and forced migration.

PDF | 2 MB - Download