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Open Society Voices

The Problem with Charlotte’s Police

September 23, 2016 Thomas Watson

Local police have lagged behind the rest of the state in accountability and transparency—contributing to the unrest following Keith Scott’s death.

In the EU, One in Five People in Prison Haven’t Yet Been Found Guilty of Any Crime

September 23, 2016 Alex Mik

Why are courts using pretrial detention as a first resort rather than a last one?

Breaking Down the Silos between Latin America’s Homicide Reduction Programs

September 22, 2016 Ignacio Cano

A new initiative aims to map antihomicide efforts across the violence-plagued region.

Open Society People

Executive Director
Open Society Justice Initiative, Open Society Foundations–New York
Head, Accountability, Liberty & Transparency Cluster
Open Society Foundations–New York, Open Society Justice Initiative
Program Director - Justice Fund
Open Society Foundations–New York, U.S. Programs

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