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The Justice Forum – Reimagining Justice: Narratives of Inclusion

The Justice Forum – Reimagining Justice: Narratives of Inclusion How do we change the current criminal justice system, one defined by mass incarceration, a paradigm of punishment, and racial discrimination? Changing how we achieve justice through policing, courts, jails, prisons

The American Justice Summit

If you would like to attend, please apply here. Schedule for The American Justice Summit (subject to change) To watch free livestream of this event, go to vicenews.com. Gerald W. Lynch Theater John Jay College of Criminal Justice November 10, 2014

Raise The Age

New York is one of just two states in the country that automatically treats 16- and 17-year olds as adults in the criminal justice system. In recent years, advocates and legislators — including the state’s chief judge — have pushed

Is Health a Human Right? The European Perspective

Is Health a Human Right? The European Perspective In this talk, Panayotis Yatagantzidis will present tentative definitions of the concept of human rights as delineated in different schools of thought and will define a constitutional cartography of the right to health

Lyrics from Lockdown coming to Miller Theatre Nov 20th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Center for Justice at Columbia University presents Lyrics from Lockdown at Miller Theatre Thursday, Nov. 20 Bryonn Bain tells his own story of wrongful imprisonment in Lyrics from Lockdown through hip hop, spoken word, blues, comedy,... READ MORE

Introducing the Beyond the Bars Fellows

The Center for Justice at Columbia University is humbled and excited to present the inaugural cohort of the Beyond the Bars Fellows.  The Beyond the Bars Fellowship provides students and community members with an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding... READ MORE