Justice Fact of the Week Campaign

The Justice Initiative is working in collaboration with students and faculty from SIPA, and John Jay on The Justice Fact of the Week Campaign, focused on raising awareness of issues of incarceration and criminal justice in the New York State... READ MORE

What It iZ: The Spoken Wordical

If you dug The Wiz……you’ll love WHAT IT IZ! The Spoken Wordical A prison abolitionist hip hop theater remix of The Wiz! Directed by Andre Robinson; Executive Produced by Bryonn Bain Visuals and installation design by Jazzmen Lee Johnson, Lauren Kristin, Kyla Searle and

Lost In Detention Film Screening

As a part of the What is Justice? Film Series, there will be a screening of Lost In Detention with a post screening Q&A with director and producer Rick Young and award winning journalist and correspondent Maria Hinojosa

Restoring Justice: From Punishment to Public Health

Dr. Ernest Drucker’s latest piece in the American Journal of Public notes the increasing consensus that the “culture of punishment” in the US has significant negative consequences for the health of the US population and calls for a new approach... READ MORE

Life in the Box: Youth in Solitary Confinement

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2014 9:30 A.M. – 7 P.M.   Moot Court Room, Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003 PANEL ONE  10:15 – 11:45 A.M. Growing Up in Solitary: The Effects of  Extreme Isolation on