Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Holes in the Rights Framework: Racial Discrimination, Citizenship, and the Rights of Noncitizens
Open Society Justice Initiative Executive Director James A. Goldston looks at "the importance of citizenship in making effective the promise of fundamental human rights protection."
Ethnic Profiling and Counter-Terrorism: Trends, Dangers and Alternatives
Open Society Justice Initiative Executive Director James A. Goldston addressed the European Parliament's Seminar on Counter-Terrorism and Ethnic Profiling in Brussels. His presentation, "Ethnic Profiling and Counter-Terrorism: Trends, Dangers and...
Public Interest Litigation in Central and Eastern Europe: Roots, Prospects, and Challenges
The following article by James A. Goldston, entitled "Public Interest Litigation in Central and Eastern Europe: Roots, Prospects, and Challenges" was published in the May 2006 issue of Human Rights Quarterly.
Human Rights and Legal Identity: Approaches to Combating Statelessness and Arbitrary Deprivation of Nationality
This Open Society Justice Initiative publication looks at the contemporary crisis of statelessness and proposes an agenda for action.
Justice Initiatives: The Extraordinary Chambers
This issue of Justice Initiatives offers a comprehensive review of the Khmer Rouge tribunal and examines the challenges of securing justice for victims of the atrocities in Cambodia.
Clinical Legal Education Training Materials
Curriculum materials on how to teach clinical legal education and street law, and how to operate a university-based clinic are now available from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Citizenship and Equality in Practice: Comments on the Right to Nationality Submitted to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
The Open Society Justice Initiative today urged the international community to develop a comprehensive strategy to resolve statelessness.
Justice Initiatives: Ethnic Profiling by Police in Europe
This issue of Justice Initiatives examines ethnic profiling by police in Europe, and explores the methods used in the United States and the United Kingdom to confront it.