Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
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.
The Rights of Noncitizens: A Discussion Among Global Advocates
Advocates and nongovernmental organizations from around the world gathered to discuss the pressing vulnerabilities suffered by noncitizens at a conference hosted by 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.
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.
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.