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Cook County inmates register to vote

August 13, 2018 In the Press

Chicago Votes, a non-profit organization that works to register detainees who have not been convicted of a crime, has registered nearly 2,000 new voters in advance of the...

Common App Drops Criminal History Question

August 10, 2018 In the Press

Beginning in 2019, the Common Application, used by hundreds of universities around the world, will no longer ask applicants seeking college admission to disclose their...

Remembering Justice-in-Education Scholar Richard Lynch

July 25, 2018 JIE Updates

Richard “Rick” Lynch, one of our deeply beloved Justice-In-Education Scholars, passed away on July 3, 2018. Home for just over a year, he had completed Humanities Texts,...

WEBINAR TODAY: Incorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office

July 10, 2018 Press Releases

TODAY, Tuesday July 10th, 4:00 - 5:00 pm ESTIncorporating the Voice of Directly Impacted Individuals into the Prosecutor's Office—a webinar from the Institute for...

Break the Silence

July 5, 2018 JIE Updates

“BREAK THE SILENCE projection of the self one is nothing one is not definable woman is not definable man is not definable woman will be what she makes of herself man will...

ARTE: Global Women Heroes Project Event (June 4th, 2018)

July 2, 2018 JIE Updates

A vivid representation of the intersection of art and justice, the ARTE panel, which was sponsored by the Society of Fellows and the Heyman Center for the Humanities,...

Opportunity: Poetry Magazine seeks submissions for a special issue on poetry in the age of mass incarceration

June 22, 2018 Opportunities

Poetry magazine seeks submissions for special issue on poetry in the age of mass incarceration, to feature work by incarcerated writers.

Opportunity: Seeking Formerly Incarcerated Study Participants

June 22, 2018 Opportunities

Doctoral candidate at Cornell University Bridget Brew is seeking formerly incarcerated individuals to participate in a study that focuses on how discipline and support...

Prison Pedagogies: Learning and Teaching with Imprisoned Writers

June 22, 2018 Press Releases

A new publication by Professors Joe Lockard and Sherry Rankins-Robertson addresses contemporary educational practices and theories for teaching writing in prisons.

Robert Wright essay featured on The Marshall Project

June 5, 2018 In the Press

Robert Wright, research assistant at CU Center for Justice, published a personal essay about his release from Sing Sing Correctional Facility on The Marshall Project.