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The WJP Rule of Law Index® is an innovative quantitative assessment tool designed by the World Justice Project offering a detailed and comprehensive picture of the extent to which countries adhere to the rule of law in practice. It provides original data regarding a variety of dimensions of the rule of law, enabling the assessment of a nation’s adherence to the rule of law in practice, identify a nation’s strengths and weaknesses in comparison to similarly situated countries, and track changes over time. The dataset presents the factor and sub-factor scores for the 99 countries and one jurisdiction included in the 2013-2014 administration of the Index, where 1 signifies the highest score and 0 signifies the lowest score. Note: The WJP Rule of Law Index 2012 does not include scores for "Factor 9: Informal Justice" or the following or sub-factor 1.1 "Government powers are defined in the fundamental law".
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