The “drug court” alternative-sentencing model has spread across the United States. It may be increasingly common, but the drug court model often fails to respect human rights.
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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.
Join the Open Society Human Rights Initiative and Justice Roundtable for a conversation about racial justice and policing in the United States and Brazil.
Georgetown Law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler talks about his new book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men.
A legal aid scheme that targets Nigeria’s excessive use of pretrial detention is primed to expand across the country.
In theory, probation and parole are useful tools in helping to reduce America’s prison population. But without badly needed reforms, these systems of federal supervision are just incarceration by another name.
The Open Society Foundations and PBS POV present an evening of excerpts from new documentary films exploring a range of harmful effects created by the current drug control regime.