Jane Colston looks at equality, diversity, and the rule of law in legal education
The rule of law is the foundation of a fair society. It is so fundamental that the United Nations (UN) has stated a society in which the rule of law is strengthened should be considered as an outcome of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which contains the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
What is ILBF?
In countries where the rule of law tends to be weaker, access to justice is denied to many. The International Law Book Facility (ILBF), a legal charity founded by Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, seeks to support the rule of law and access to justice for all through sharing legal knowledge. It provides legal textbooks to not-for-profit organisations across the world; the books are used by law students, l...