Legal reform
Law reform or legal reform is the process of examining existing laws, and advocating and implementing changes in a legal system, usually with the aim of enhancing justice or efficiency.Intimately rela...
Drug policy reform
Drug policy reform, also known as drug law reform, is any proposed changes to the way governments respond to the socio-cultural influence on perception of psychoactive substance use. Proponents of dru...
Electoral reform
Electoral reform is change in electoral systems to improve how public desires are expressed in election results. That can include reforms of:
There are many such movements globally, in almost all ...
Land reform
Land reform (also agrarian reform, though that can have a broader meaning) involves the changing of laws, regulations or customs regarding land ownership. Land reform may consist of a government-initi...
Perestroika
Perestroika (Russian: перестро́йка; [pʲɪrʲɪˈstrojkə]) was a political movement for reformation within the Communist Party of the Soviet Union during the 1980s (1986), widely associated with Soviet...
Tax reform
Tax reform is the process of changing the way taxes are collected or managed by the government. Tax reformers have different goals. Some seek to reduce the level of taxation of all people by the gover...
Prosper Australia
Prosper Australia is a non-profit, privately funded Georgist association incorporated in the State of Victoria, Australia. Founded in 1890 as the Single Tax League of Victoria, it was later known as t...
Compensation Act 2006
The Compensation Act 2006 (c 29) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, introduced in response to concerns about a growing compensation culture but conversely to ensure that the public rec...
Decommunization
Decommunization is a process of dismantling the legacies of the communist state establishments, culture, and psychology in the post-communist states. It is sometimes referred to as political cleansing...
Regulatory Reform Act 2001
The Regulatory Reform Act 2001 (c.6) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It replaced the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994. It removed some of the constraints on Deregulation Or...
American Drug War: The Last White Hope
American Drug War: The Last White Hope is a 2007 documentary by writer/director Kevin Booth about the War on Drugs in the United States.
The film states the War on Drugs has become one of the lon...
Liberalization
In general, liberalization (or liberalisation) refers to a relaxation of previous government restrictions, usually in such areas of social, political and economic policy. In some contexts this proces...
Economy of New Zealand
The economy of New Zealand is a market economy that depends greatly on international trade, mainly with Australia, the European Union, the United States, China, South Korea and Japan. The Closer Econo...
Étienne de Silhouette
Étienne de Silhouette (5 July 1709 – 20 January 1767) was a French Ancien Régime Controller-General of Finances under Louis XV.
Sometimes said to be akin to the next Niccolò Machiavelli, he was bo...
Russian presidential referendum, 1991
A referendum on creating the post of President of Russia was held in Russia on 17 March 1991. The referendum was held alongside a referendum of the preservation of USSR. Prior to the referendum, the R...
Tort reform
Tort reform refers to proposed changes in common law civil justice systems that would reduce tort litigation or damages. Tort actions are civil common law claims first created in the English commonwe...
Measure K
Measure K is an ordinance put on the city of Santa Cruz's annual ballot on November 6, 2006. Its purpose was to give marijuana violations the lowest priority for local law enforcement. All other offe...
Presidential Council of the Soviet Union
The Presidential Council was created in March 1990 to replace the Politburo as the major policymaking body in the USSR. According to article 127 in the Soviet constitution the job of the presidential ...
Vote splitting
Vote splitting is an electoral effect in which the distribution of votes among multiple similar candidates reduces the chance of winning for any of the similar candidates, and increases the chance of ...
Deregulation
Deregulation is the process of removing or reducing state regulations. It is therefore opposite of regulation, which refers to the process of the government regulating certain activities.
The sta...
Joint and several liability
Where two or more persons are liable in respect of the same liability, in most common law legal systems they may either be:
If parties have joint liability, then they are each liable up to the ful...
Jury
A jury is a sworn body of people convened to render an impartial verdict (a finding of fact on a question) officially submitted to them by a court, or to set a penalty or judgment. Modern juries tend ...
Law reform
Law reform or legal reform is the process of examining existing laws, and advocating and implementing changes in a legal system, usually with the aim of enhancing justice or efficiency.Intimately rela...
Pearson Commission
The Royal Commission on Civil Liability and Compensation for Personal Injury, better known as the Pearson commission was a United Kingdom royal commission, established in 1973 under the chairmanship o...
Israel Land Administration
The Israel Land Administration (ILA; Hebrew: מנהל מקרקעי ישראל‎; Arabic: مديرية أراضي اسرائيل‎) ("Minhal Mekarka'ei Yisrael") is an Israeli government authority responsible for man...
Rational economic exchange
Rational economic exchange also called goods exchange economy is an economic transaction where goods or services are transferred from the provider for a return of relative value (compensation) from th...