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.
Laura Codruța Kövesi v. Romania
After being dismissed from her position as chief prosecutor of Romania's National Anticorruption Directorate, Laura Codruța Kövesi lodged a complaint with the European Court of Human Rights. The court ruled that the conditions of her removal had violated the European Convention on Human Rights.
Ana Matilda Gómez Ruiloba v. Panama
Ana Matilda Gómez filed a petition before the Inter-American Commission challenging her dismissal as attorney general of Panama in 2010 after carrying out an investigation against a prosecutor for allegedly accepting bribes.
Ruziyev v. Republic of Uzbekistan
A survivor of the May 2005 massacre in Andijan, Uzbekistan, accuses the Uzbek authorities of subjecting him to torture and illegal detention in 2003 and 2004.
Herrera Ulloa v. Costa Rica
The courts in Costa Rica convicted journalist Mauricio Herrera Ulloa and his newspaper ‘La Nación’ for publishing allegations that a Costa Rican diplomat was involved in illegal activities.