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PJI Names Dr. Katy Ryan Director of Education

As PJI's new Director of Education and Teaching Professor, Dr. Katy Ryan will bring a breadth of experience in taking prison education programs forward into their next.…

September 6, 2023


Terrel Barros Conviction Overturned After 11 Years in Prison

Terrel Barros, who worked with Georgetown Making An Exoneree in 2020, was released from prison but still hopes to be fully.…

August 22, 2023


Alum Kenard Johnson: From Jailhouse Lawyer to Professional Paralegal

After graduating from a Georgetown paralegal program, Kenard is helping D.C. residents through his work at the Office of the Attorney.…

July 25, 2023


Meet the 2023 Paralegal Fellows

Get to know the Fellows in the 2023 MORCA-Georgetown Paralegal.…

July 12, 2023


Prison Scholar Keonte Lewis Sets Sights on College

After finishing his first college classes through Georgetown while incarcerated, Keonte is taking steps to continue his education as a free.…

July 11, 2023


Returning Citizens’ Paralegal Program Welcomes Fourth Class 

The fourth cohort of the MORCA-Georgetown Paralegal Program began classes as part of a unique reentry program for aspiring.…

May 24, 2023


Making An Exoneree 2023: Students Shine Light on Wrongful Convictions

Watch the 2023 Making An Exoneree documentaries and learn about five people who are fighting their wrongful.…

May 24, 2023


Paralegal Program Alum Alexis Golden is Spreading Her Wings

Through the MORCA-Georgetown Paralegal Program, Alexis Golden found the opportunity to develop a stable and rewarding.…

March 23, 2023


Marc Howard Honored with Distinguished Scholar-Teacher Award

Marc Howard was recognized alongside two other Georgetown professors for outstanding research and excellence in.…

March 8, 2023


Paralegal Program Alum Kareem McCraney: Making a Difference in the Prison System

Kareem was one of the first to graduate from Georgetown's paralegal certificate program for returning citizens. Now, he's using his skills on behalf of incarcerated DC.…

March 3, 2023