Andrea James experienced the prison system on both sides and found that the needs of incarcerated women and their families were not being met. Now she’s working to change that.
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The Open Society Foundations support criminal justice reform around the world by developing alternatives to pretrial detention, broadening access to competent legal representation, and promoting new alliances for reform.
This guide proposes a methodical approach to the development of appropriate indicators that can create a realistic picture of how a pretrial criminal justice is working.
Join Atlantic Live for a discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Atlantic cover story “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” the complicated history of the nation’s justice system, and the future of prison reform.
Experts discuss the systemic problems facing the justice system in Mexico’s Guerrero state, as outlined in a recent joint report by two Mexican human rights groups and the Open Society Justice Initiative.
James L. Cavallaro of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights delivers keynote remarks at the launch of a survey of criminal defense rights in six Latin American countries.
Cambodia's UN-backed tribunal is continuing the second trial of two surviving Khmer Rouge officials, but uncertainties remain over the course of two additional cases.
This report explores how the laws that subject drug offenders to capital punishment are inextricably linked to the international war on drugs.