[JURIST] A UN legal expert said Wednesday that governments around the world need to do more to combat judicial corruption [press release]. Presenting her annual report [materials] to the UN General Assembly, Special Rapporteur on the independence of judges and lawyers Gabriela Knaul [official profile] said that judicial corruption is a direct threat to the rule of law [UN News Centre report] and human rights because it deprives people without political and financial means of their due process rights. In...

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