Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Civil Society and the Development of a South African Community Prosecution Model
Community prosecution as a means of fostering improved cooperation between the criminal justice system and civil society organizations was the focus of a workshop report supported by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Justice Initiatives: Human Rights and Justice Sector Reform in Africa
This issue of Justice Initiatives documents some of the challenges to justice sector reform in Africa today, and the varied responses that interested actors are pursuing.
The Police That We Want: A Handbook for Oversight of the Police in South Africa
Published in association with the Open Society Foundation of South Africa and OSI's Justice Initiative, this handbook provides ways to assess police performance in countries undergoing democratic transition.
Unfulfilled Promises: Justice in East Timor
A new report by the Open Society Justice Initiative and the Coalition for International Justice is intended to lay the groundwork for a commission to investigate crimes against humanity perpetrated by the Indonesian government in East Timor.
Monitoring Election Campaign Finance: A Handbook for NGOs
The Open Society Justice Initiative has published a handbook to aid civil society groups in tracking election campaign finances and exposing corruption.
Open Society Justice Initiative Comments on Macedonian Draft Law on Free Access to Information
Comments to a draft Macedonian freedom of information law were submitted by the Open Society Justice Initiative to the Macedonian Ministry of Justice.
Legal Approaches to Combating Statelessness
James Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, addressed a UNHCR Executive Committee panel in Geneva to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 1954 Convention relating to the Status of Stateless Persons.
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.