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Global Rule of Law Initiative

Launching in 2024, our two-week program offers a unique professional exchange and residential learning opportunity for foreign judges and magistrates who are passionate about strengthening legal systems.

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In partnership with The Presidential Precinct, the Global Rule of Law Initiative is a professional exchange and residential learning experience designed to strengthen the legal systems in foreign countries by building a cadre of judicial leaders from around the world. 

Applications are open until July 1, 2024. Participants will join us in October 2024 for two weeks of programming in Washington, D.C., Charlottesville, and Williamsburg.

2024 Rule of Law Applications

Interested early- to mid-career judges and magistrates can apply by submitting an application form along with required documents through Presidential Precinct's platform.

The 2024 program will span over two weeks, featuring activities in Washington, DC; Charlottesville, Virginia; and Williamsburg, Virginia.

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  • Learning ExperienceThe program includes interactive workshops, panel discussions, case studies, court visits, and networking events, focusing on critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and a deep understanding of rule of law principles.
  • Subject MatterWe will review judicial independence and ethics, human rights law, combatting corruption, technology in the judiciary, managerial processes, cross-cultural legal exchanges, and constitutional law and principles.
  • Other BenefitsParticipants gain advanced legal training, networking opportunities with global judicial leaders, and exposure to different judicial systems, enhancing their capabilities to lead reforms in their home countries.

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The Presidential Precinct seeks to draw out the best of inspirational people through professional fellowships, leadership exchanges, global forums, and virtual resources that focus on building thriving, just, and free societies.

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