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Justice Long Overdue: Lessons Learned

Justice Long Overdue: Lessons Learned from the Successful Release of People Serving Life in Prison in Maryland and New York and Why More People Must Come Home Thu, December 6, 2018 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST REGISTER HERE Add

What Does Justice Look Like?: Innovation in Prosecution

A panel discussion sponsored by the Center for Justice at Columbia University and Center for Contemporary Thought   Thurs. Nov. 15 6:30 – 8:30pm 107 Warren Hall, Columbia Law School 1125 Amsterdam Ave (cross W.115 St.) Panel: Lucy Lang –

Just Societies Speaker Series: Imani Perry

The Division of Social Science in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Columbia University presents the Just Societies Speaker Series, the signature initiative of Dean Fredrick Harris. The final JSSS event of the Fall 2018 semester will be a

Knife Skills Screening and Discussion

Knife Skills focuses on the launch of Edwins restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio. The high-class French restaurant is staffed almost entirely by men and women just out of prison. Most have never cooked or served before, and have barely two months

Beyond the Bars 2019 – Save the Date

Save the Date! Beyond the Bars March 7-10, 2019 Registration will open February 18th!  The 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University will focus on both the incarceration and criminalization of women and... READ MORE

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

The Mass Bail Out will focus on freeing children and women, resulting in a dramatic decrease in the children’s and women’s facilities on Rikers and NYC jails, demonstrating that decarceration is possible now. Join us on Wednesday to learn why