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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.

Open Society Voices

The New Civil Rights Frontier: School Discipline

January 13, 2014 by Jane Sundius, Allison Brown 2

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

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

January 7, 2014 by Nkechi Taifa 1

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

Is Harsh School Discipline Necessary? That’s Up for Debate

December 12, 2013 by Judith Browne Dianis 9

Programs like the Baltimore Urban Debate League keep kids out of trouble while making them better students.

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Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs
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Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs

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