In the Press
November 6, 2019 In the Press
Kim Bellware of The Washington Post reports on the recent commutation in Oklahoma of 527 people serving low-level drug and nonviolent offenses.
October 21, 2019 In the Press
The Blueprints are the product of two and a half years of collecting data, analyzing policies, and learning from people directly impacted by our nation's mass...
September 24, 2019 In the Press
Last Thursday at the Brooklyn Book Festival, PEN America launched their second annual PEN America Prison Writing Awards anthology, As I Hear the Rain.
July 31, 2019 In the Press
The Committee on Capital Punishment of the New York City Bar Association unanimously voted to award Columbia Law School Professor Bernard E. Harcourt the Norman Redlich...
July 9, 2019 In the Press
The latest Columbia Newsletter focuses on criminal justice initiatives happening on campus.
Sara Bennett’s New Photo Series, “Looking Inside: Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences,” Featured in the NYT
June 12, 2019 In the Press
“What do you want to say to the outside world?”
June 1, 2019 In the Press
Two new reports were released on the Vera Institute for Justice's project: Unlocking Potential: Pathways from Prison to Postsecondary Education.
May 1, 2019 In the Press
The eleventh manuscript in the special volume for Critical Education (eds. Erin Castro and Mary Gould) has now been published.
April 22, 2019 In the Press
For The New York Times Magazine, Rachel Kushner profiles Ruth Wilson Gilmore, the activist and scholar who has spent decades advocating for prison abolition.
March 28, 2019 In the Press
“Those of us who have known freedom and then had it taken away have a different understanding of the world from those of you who haven’t.”