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Rights & Justice in the United States

Rights & Justice in the United States

The Open Society Foundations support work that builds a more inclusive society and advances fair criminal justice, national security, and immigration policies.

Recent Work

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Value and Impact of Strategic Litigation: Fool’s Paradise or Indispensable Weapon?  

This panel discussion explores the promise and perils of strategic litigation, often a hallmark of Open Society Foundations’ funding and operations.

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The Cultural War on Terror: Race, Policy, and Propaganda  

Recent Open Society Fellows Hisham Aidi and Arun Kundnai look at government policies to shape the lives of young Muslims and promote opposition to extremism. Peter Beinart moderates.

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Guns, Marriage, and the Constitution  

A discussion with leaders of Freedom to Marry and the National Rifle Association. What can we learn from their success in changing U.S. constitutional law?

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The New Civil Rights Frontier: School Discipline

A new document from the Obama Administration aims to address the shocking racial disparities in who gets disciplined at school and how.

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When “Trust Us” Isn’t Enough: Government Surveillance in a Post-Snowden World  

Open Society Fellow Chris Soghoian explains the ominous implications of widespread government surveillance.

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Justice for Eight in Crack-Cocaine Sentencing. Thousands to Go.

Clemency not only provides a measure of justice for people who have been unnecessarily incarcerated, it curbs huge costs to taxpayers.

Open Society People

Program Director - Justice Fund
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs
Director, Democracy Fund
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs

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