An ODI brief on "Why rule of law matters for development". Alternatively the graph below from the note sets out the "ideal rule of law framework" - (click to enlarge) :
Importance of the rule of law:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/12/AR2009081203359.html?hpid=sec-world
More on the importance of the rule of law:http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/12/07/AR2009120703859.html
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