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Open Society Voices

Case Watch: Making Sense of the Schrems Ruling on Data Transfer

October 7, 2015 by Simon Cox

The ruling from the top EU court is subtle and careful—and it has already been misunderstood in some quarters.

Keep Kids Off the Sex Offender Registry

October 6, 2015 by Eli Lehrer

When it comes to making minors register as sex offenders, the costs to communities far outweigh the benefits.

Federal Prisoners Decline, but It’s Not a Trend Yet

October 5, 2015 by Jeremy Haile

The number of individuals in federal prison reached a record low last year. More can be done to make sure that trend continues.