Litigation

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. 

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Casas Chardon v. Ministry of Transportation

An anticorruption pressure group in Peru wanted access to the financial declarations of the Minister of Transport, but the authorities said the information was confidential.

September 28, 2009
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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.

August 12, 2009
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Yean and Bosico v. Dominican Republic

This is a case brought by two Dominican girls of Haitian descent who were denied Dominican nationality in spite of the fact that both were born in the country, which should legally entitle them to citizenship.

July 01, 2009
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Pauliukas v. Lithuania

A case concerning whether or not the European Convention on Human Rights protects the right to a reputation.

June 02, 2009
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Fadia v. Diakonisches Werk Hamburg

This case is about a woman in Germany whose job application was rejected because she refused to convert to Christianity. She challenged the rejection as religious discrimination.

June 01, 2009
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People v. Côte d'Ivoire

This case is about citizenship discrimination against minorities in Côte d'Ivoire.

May 14, 2009
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Claude Reyes v. Chile

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights is the first international tribunal to recognize a basic right of access to government information as an element of the right to freedom of expression.

April 20, 2009
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HCLU v. Hungary

In this case involving a Hungarian NGO denied access to information, the European Court of Human Rights ruled that the denial interferes with the group's right to information.

April 19, 2009
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