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Research and publications

  • Conceptions of Justice and Rule of Law in Burma

    This article by Elliott Prasse-Freeman in Myanmar: The Dynamics of an Evolving Polity (2015) draws on interviews with lawyers and legal aid professionals in Yangon to map... Read more

  • Not Just Defending; Advocating for Law in Myanmar (Nick Cheesman and Kyaw Min San)

    This 2014 article published in the Wisconsin International Law Journal argues that Myanmar lawyers should take up advocacy for the law itself as a cause and a long-term,... Read more

  • Advancing Justice Together: Judiciary Strategic Plan 2015 – 2017

    In December 2014, the Supreme Court of the Union published a three-year strategic plan for the judiciary. It includes five key performance areas: 1) Protect Public Access; 2... Read more

  • Between Fear and Hope: Challenges and Opportunities for Strengthening the Rule of Law and Access to Justice in Myanmar

    This September 2014 report by the Myanmar Legal Aid Network (MLAW) draws on in-depth qualitative research in Yangon Region and Mon State, identifying four priority justice... Read more