Judicial reform has historically been an important (but not the sole) component of rule of law reform, a decades old movement affecting the developing world, emerging (or not so emerging) democracies and post- conflict nations, and equally applicable to countries commonly identified as Western, including the United States.
Greene, Norman L.
"Rule Of Law In Morocco: A Journey Towards A Better Judiciary Through The Implementation Of The 2011 Constitutional Reforms,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 18
, Article 9.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol18/iss2/9