Founded in 2010, the Rule of Law Collaborative (ROLC) at the University of South Carolina
is committed to the development of rule of law as a discipline, the advancement of
theoretical and research-based applications in the field, and the refinement of policies
relating to rule of law development. ROLC's staff has extensive on-the-ground experience
implementing a wide variety of rule of law activities around the world in partnership
with local and international NGOs, as well as with government and multilateral donors.
ROLC designs and delivers innovative, interdisciplinary, world-class training to rule
of law practitioners, including through the JUSTRAC program; convenes high-level symposia around the globe on critical, timely rule of
law issues; brings together a network of experts in a broad range of academic disciplines;
and raises public awareness of the vital role of rule of law around the world.