Justice Initiative lawyers have represented scores of individuals and groups before domestic and international human rights courts and tribunals around the world. These cases seek not only to vindicate individual claims, but to establish and strengthen the law’s protection for all.
Marques v. Angola
This case is about freedom of expression, focusing on a journalist who was imprisoned after criticizing the president of Angola.
Williams v. Spain
This case before the UN Human Rights Committee involves a woman in Spain stopped by a police officer and told to produce identity documents solely because she is black.