Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
First All African Training Workshop Held in Durban
A report on the First All African Training Workshop, organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative, held at the Institute for Professional Legal Training at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.
Freedom of Information Law in Latin America
In an effort to promote laws protecting freedom of information and expression in Latin America, the Open Society Justice Initiative brought together lawyers and activists from across the Americas to develop litigation and advocacy strategies.
Reforming Legal Aid in Lithuania
An international conference organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative and others delivered a report on reforming the legal aid system in Lithuania.
Justice Initiatives: Legal Aid Reform and Access to Justice
The February 2004 issue of the Open Society Justice Initiative's newsletter looks at legal aid reform from several different perspectives around the world. A major focus is state-provided legal representation for indigent persons charged with crimes.
OSI-Supported Human Rights and Public Interest Law Fellows Retreat
Recipients of Open Society Justice Initiative-sponsored fellowships convened in Istanbul to discuss the practice and theory of human rights, present papers, and attend skills training sessions.
Combining Learning and Legal Aid: Clinical Legal Education in Africa
At the first All-Africa Colloquium on Clinical Legal Education, organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative, legal clinicians and university faculty from all over the continent came together to examine the function of legal clinics and...