Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
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.
The Strasbourg Court's Finding of Race Discrimination in Nachova vs. Bulgaria: the Consequences for Spain
Remarks by James A. Goldston, executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative, at a meeting organized by SOS Racismo and Amnesty International, Madrid, April 17, 2004.
Bringing the International Criminal Court to Countries of the Southern Caucasus
A workshop on the ratification and implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in the countries of the Southern Caucasus, organized by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Standards for Judicial Nominations to Cambodia's Extraordinary Chambers
The Working Group on the Extraordinary Chambers and the Open Society Justice Initiative created a list of international standards for the nomination of judges to the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
Racial Discrimination and the Rights of Noncitizens
The Open Society Justice Initiative submitted this comprehensive report on the global link between racial discrimination and the rights of noncitizens to the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
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.
The Rising Tide: Freedom of Information in Southeast Europe
The Open Society Justice Initiative brought together Croatian political figures, activists, and experts from throughout Europe to secure support for the creation of a Croatian freedom of information law, and to discuss the recent emergence of...