Judicial Independence is one of the most important characteristics of quality and well functioning judiciary. Efficient and independent courts play crucial role to enforce contract and property rights efficiently and impartially, ensure individual liberty and create favorable environment for domestic as well as foreign investment and facilitate the economic development. It is proved that de facto judicial independence has a robust highly significant impact on economic growth. Foreign Direct Investment, a source of capital and an element of globalization plays an important role in the economic development of the countries. It is one of important source of capital which stimulate domestic investment, creates new employment and expedites the transfer of technology. The objective of this study is to examine whether judicial independence has an impact to attract foreign direct investment in south and south-east asia region.