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Thai civil justice at bottom end globally

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Thailand ranks near the bottom, at 80th among 97 countries assessed for delivering effective civil justice but the country shows strengths in control of crime and criminal justice, according to the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index 2012 report. 

                                Source: World Justice Project

Released this week in Washington D.C., the report ranks countries across eight areas impacting on the rule of law: limits on government power, corruption, security, fundamental rights, open government, regulatory enforcement, civil justice, and criminal justice. The report compiles results of interviews with 97,000 members of the general public and more than 2,500 experts in 97 countries.

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