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JIE Scholar Darryl Epps featured in Cornell Chronicle

April 19, 2018 In the Press

Darryl Epps, 2017 JIE scholar, is featured in a recent article in the Cornell Chronicle.

Beyond the Bars Conference 2018 Recap and Videos

March 20, 2018 JIE Updates

The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University took place March 1 - 4, and focused on the theme of closing jails and...

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JIE Scholar Darryl Epps featured in Cornell Chronicle

April 19, 2018 In the Press

Darryl Epps, 2017 JIE scholar, is featured in a recent article in the Cornell Chronicle.

Beyond the Bars Conference 2018 Recap and Videos

March 20, 2018 JIE Updates

The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University took place March 1 - 4, and focused on the theme of closing jails and...

New York Times Article: "Senate Leaders Reconsider Ban on Pell Grants for Prisoners"

February 16, 2018 In the Press

"Senate Leaders Reconsider Ban on Pell Grants for Prisoners" by Erica L. Green, published in The New York Times, February 15, 2018.

JIE Scholar Topeka K. Sam hosts a new groundbreaking show on SiriusXM Urban View Last Mile Second Chances.

January 5, 2018 In the Press

Topeka K. Sam hosts a new groundbreaking show on SiriusXM Urban View Last Mile Second Chances. Last Mile Second Chances is a continuation of the radio documentary 'The...

Columbia Faculty Bernard Harcourt Defends Terminally Ill Inmate on Death Row

December 20, 2017 In the Press

Bernard Harcourt's article "The Ghoulish Pursuit of Executing a Terminally Ill Inmate" appears in this week's The New Yorker. 

Winning Manuscripts of PEN America’s 2017 Prison Writing Contest

December 5, 2017 In the Press

Every year, hundreds of inmates from around the country submit poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and dramatic works to PEN America’s Prison Writing Contest, one of the few...

Prison Ivy: Why NY is expanding top tier higher education in prisons

September 27, 2017 In the Press

CBS This Morning's Mark Albert reports on plans to expand prison education in New York. Interview with Columbia Professor of Philosophy Christia Mercer.

Justice-in-Education Scholars Program Director Nicole Callahan and Public Humanities Fellows Nicole Gervasio and Emily Hainze featured in Public Books' Virtual Roundtable on Engaged Scholarship and Teaching.

September 22, 2017 In the Press

Justice-in-Education Scholars Program Director Nicole Callahan and Public Humanities Fellows Nicole Gervasio and Emily Hainze featured in Public Books' Virtual Roundtable...

The Crisis of Criminalization: A Call for a Comprehensive Philanthropic Response Report Released

September 22, 2017 Press Releases

This report is an urgent call for a comprehensive philanthropic response to the growing crisis of criminalization. Over the past decade mass incarceration – the reality...

The June Jordan Fellowship

September 15, 2017 Opportunities

The Center for Justice at Columbia University announces the June Jordan Fellowship, named in honor of the renowned Harlem-born poet and activist. In each of the next two...