Read and download reports, handbooks, briefing papers, legal and policy submissions, and fact sheets from the Open Society Justice Initiative.
ICC Katanga Reparations
Judges at the ICC will determine reparations for victims of a brutal massacre that led to the conviction of Germain Katanga.
Strategic Litigation Impacts: Equal Access to Quality Education
This comparative study, based on research in Brazil, India, and South Africa, assesses how the power of the litigation is being harnessed in the pursuit of adequate basic education for all.
Recent Developments at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia: November 2016
The ECCC's Supreme Court affirmed life sentences given to the two senior surviving Khmer Rouge leaders, but severely criticized the handling of their trial.
The Impacts of Strategic Litigation on Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights
A summary of discussions held in June, 2016, at a conference in Nairobi, Kenya, convened by the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Legal Remedies for Victims of Bribery under United States Law
The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act has enabled "follow on" claims from foreign governments and others who suffer losses as a result of corrupt dealings. But many questions about the status of such claims remain open.
2014–2019: Strengthening Arrest Rights in the European Union
This fact sheet sets out the remaining priorities for development of E.U.-wide standards on arrest and criminal procedural rights.
Judging a Dictator: The Trial of Guatemala’s Rios Montt
This 56-page book includes a summary of the troubled trial of Guatemala’s former military ruler, Efrain Rios Montt, together with an English translation of key sections of the conviction.
The Criminal Complaint against Switzerland's Argor-Heraeus S.A.
The Justice Initiative is supporting a criminal complaint against a Swiss gold refiner, which accuses the company of illegally processing gold pillaged from the Democratic Republic of Congo.