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Rikers, The Harms of Cash Bail, and the NYC Mass Bail Out

October 31, 2018 JIE Updates

Cash bail removes the question of guilt and innocence from detention and replaces it with a question of economic standing: those wealthy enough to pay bail can go free.

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,...

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,...

JIE Initiative receives renewed Mellon Foundation Award

May 4, 2018 JIE Updates

The Justice-in-Education Initiative has received renewed funding of 1.7 million from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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...

Justice Scholar in the Justice in Education Initiative featured on a Full Frontal with Samantha Bee segment in June!

August 2, 2017 JIE Updates

Camilla, Justice Scholar in the Justice in Education Initiative, was featured on a Full Frontal with Samantha Bee segment in June!