In the Press

Inmate-Run Newspaper Featured in Columbia Magazine

February 10, 2020 In the Press

For the past eight years, UC Berkeley professor William Drummond and his students have been volunteering to help inmates in California's San Quentin prison run a...

Justice-in-Education Sponsored Art Exhibit Featured in the Columbia Spectator

January 30, 2020 In the Press

The Justice-in-Education Initiative recently joined with the department of art history and archeology's “Art X Social Justice” initiative to present “Stories in Paper,”...

Justice-in-Education Initiative Mentioned in the New York Times

January 29, 2020 In the Press

Tyrone Abraham was recently granted parole and accepted into the Justice-in-Education Scholars, but unless Gov. Andrew Cuomo pardons him, federal authorities will deport...

Humanities New York Publishes New Article on Sing Sing Revolt

January 28, 2020 In the Press

To build upon their public events on the history of incarceration in New York, Humanities New York has just published a new article on "The Sing Sing Revolt" by historian...

Justice-in-Education Initiative Featured in Columbia Spectator

December 17, 2019 In the Press

“Put simply: Education is not just a means to myriad positive ends, but an end unto itself. Education—on its own—is worth pursuing, worth having, and worth supporting.”

Oklahoma Approves Largest Single-Day Commutation in U.S. History (Washington Post)

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.

ACLU Unveils Smart Justice Blueprints to End Mass Incarceration State-by-State

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...

PEN America Launches Second Annual America Prison Writing Awards Anthology

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.

Norman Redlich Capital Defense Distinguished Service Award Presented to Professor Bernard Harcourt

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...

Recent Columbia Newsletter Focuses on Criminal Justice Initiatives

July 9, 2019 In the Press

The latest Columbia Newsletter focuses on criminal justice initiatives happening on campus.