James A. Goldston
James A. Goldston is the executive director of the Open Society Justice Initiative. Find him on Twitter: @JamesAGoldston.Espanol | French | Arabic |
The value of strategic litigation amidst rising illiberal democracies
In an increasingly authoritarian world, courts are among the few spaces where ordinary people can challenge power, voice dissent, and apply independent scrutiny.
Court judgements are shaking political foundations—and upholding rights
In Kenya, Guatemala and Brazil, courts have defied presidents and shaken up politics—is court-centric advocacy one of the few remaining avenues to legitimately ...
Making the human rights movement great again—amidst rising nationalism
As angry rhetoric and illiberal nationalism soars globally, the human rights movement needs clear thinking rather than sudden shifts.
A string of departures from the ICC is ringing alarm bells
Three African states have pulled out of the ICC with other departures in the works, putting ICC legitimacy in crisis.
The key to ICC success: widening the reach of international justice
Technical legal arguments are insufficient to address growing disenchantment with the ICC. More must be done to extend the reach of international justice to the ...