Access to Justice
Grants to Access to Justice
2013 (Duration 3 years)
APAPA, NIGERIA — The grant to Access to Justice seeks to deepen the achievements recorded under its previous grants aimed at promoting respect for the right to life through the revitalization of the coroner system. The grantee will file administrative complaints against law enforcement officials accused of extrajudicial killing, undertake civil actions to obtain redress for victims and their families, and pressure the government to prosecute the suspects. The grantee will also develop a network of legal services providers and publish and disseminate information on the issue through regular and social media.
2009 (Inactive Grant)
MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions
APAPA, NIGERIA — To develop a public-interest law program.
2006 (Inactive Grant)
APAPA, NIGERIA — In support of activities to strengthen the protection against extra-judicial killings through the revival and implementation of State Coroner laws and procedures in Nigeria (over three years).
2003 (Inactive Grant)
APAPA, NIGERIA — For a project to use state coroner laws and procedures as tools to address extralegal killings by the police and other groups (over two years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Access to Justice $1,180,000 between 1983 and 2015.