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The mission of Justitia is to provide academic knowledge and solutions that will contribute to the public debate and agenda in legal affairs. Justitia also aims to defend the public policy implementation of selected basic litigation on a pro bono basis.

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DENMARK UPHOLDS FREEDOM OF SPEECH, REPEALS BLASPHEMY PROVISION

Ranked No. 1 in the World Justice Project’s 2016 Rule of Law Index® and given a “free press” status by Freedom House, Denmark is often looked to as a progressive beacon of free thought. Yet until June 3, the country upheld a provision criminalizing “any person who, in public, ridicules or insults the dogmas or worship of any law...

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MEASURING GROWTH OF CRIMINALIZATION IN DENMARK

Bureaucracy has a tendency to grow inexorably unless carefully checked, and penal codes follow this pattern — with new sectors of ordinary life continually subjected to new forms of criminalization and legal penalty. Justitia, an Atlas Network partner in Denmark, recently published a study that examines the development of the co...

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‘ECON JOURNAL WATCH’ SURVEYS INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL LIBERAL THOUGHT

One of the best ways to measure the prevalence and health of classical liberal thought within any particular society is to survey the work of its academics, scholars, and other thought leaders to see which types of ideas are widely represented and which are largely absent. Atlas Network project Econ Journal Watch has devoted a l...

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