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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

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Building a Prison-to-Purpose Pipeline for Women

October 9, 2015 | Donysha Smith

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.

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

October 7, 2015 | 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 | 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 | 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.

A Social Justice Advocate’s Winding Path to Public Health

October 1, 2015 | Mindy Eve Myers

Dr. Vicki Breitbart’s career path has taken many twists and turns, but a belief in the importance of civil society has always served as its guide.

Case Watch: Will the EU’s Top Court Outlaw Mass Surveillance?

September 29, 2015 | Simon Cox

U.S. domestic surveillance practices, exposed by Edward Snowden, present a profound legal challenge to the European Union's data protection regime.

The Power of Participatory Decision Making

September 28, 2015 | Andrea Batista Schlesinger

By involving citizens directly in decisions about how their communities are run, we can make government more responsive and inclusive.

“Artivism” Gets a 21st-Century Makeover

September 28, 2015 | Alan Jenkins

Artists are taking on police bias, criminal justice reform, and equal opportunity, as voices old and new tell fresh stories and organize for change.

What the Pope’s Visit Means for Social Justice

September 22, 2015 | Jennifer Butler

Pope Francis’s U.S. trip presents a tremendous opportunity to harness his popularity for progressive change.

How Can This Indefinite Incarceration Policy Be Constitutional?

September 18, 2015 | Donysha Smith

Soros Justice Fellow Galen Baughman was imprisoned for over two years past his release date. Now he’s working to make sure others don’t suffer the same fate.

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