Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Ethnic Profiling: Letter from Spain’s Defensora del Pueblo
Recommendations from Spain’s Defensora del Pueblo to the General Directorate of Police at the Ministry of the Interior to address ethnic profiling.
Arguments: New Rules for the Rule of Law
James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, says that the concept of the rule of law can command consensus in a divided world.
Reducing Ethnic Profiling in the European Union: A Handbook of Good Practices
The nearly 100 case studies gathered in this handbook show that efforts to address ethnic profiling can reduce discrimination, and enhance the overall quality and efficiency of law enforcement.
The Future of Cases 003 and 004 at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
This report examines the legal issues at stake in the continuing political struggle over the jurisdiction of the Khmer Rouge tribunal in Cambodia.
Justice in DRC: Mobile Courts Combat Rape and Impunity in Eastern Congo
Mobile gender courts have brought a measure of justice—and dignity—to rape victims and demonstrate that, with modest support, local institutions can respond even under the most challenging circumstances.
Joint Letter: Criminal Proceedings Against Jean-Claude Duvalier Should Continue
Five international and Haitian legal rights groups are urging the Haitian judicial authorities to press criminal charges against the country's former dictator.
Joint Letter on EU Arrest Rights Directive
The Open Society Justice Initiative has signed a joint letter to five European justice ministers, urging them to rethink their objections to an initiative that would strengthen arrest rights across the European Union.
Joint Letter on European Court Reform
The Open Society Justice Initiative and seven other human rights groups have advised the United Kingdom against trying to rush through reforms of the European Court of Human Rights over the next six months, while it holds the chairmanship of the...