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Tray Jones Comes Home After 37 Years

Sentenced to life in 1985 when he was just 16 years old, Arlando “Tray” Jones III walked out of prison on July 29, 2022, two days after his 54th birthday. It had been more…

August 1, 2022


Incarcerated Students, Georgetown Undergrads Find Common Ground in the Classroom

Students in the Georgetown Forgotten Humanity of Prisoners course create connections beyond the walls of the DC.…

July 18, 2022


Making an Exoneree 2022: Students Advocate for the Wrongfully Convicted

Georgetown students share the stories of five wrongfully convicted people who have spent a combined 107 years in.…

May 6, 2022


Read the 2021 Annual Report

A look at PJI's work and impact in.…

April 11, 2022


Georgetown Begins Bachelor’s Degree Program at Maryland Prison

Twenty-five people started classes as part of the university's new degree program for incarcerated students in.…

April 7, 2022


Returning Citizens Graduate from Georgetown Paralegal Program

Ten returning citizens graduated from the MORCA-Georgetown Paralegal Program in.…

March 31, 2022


Martin Tankleff, Attorney and Exoneree, Named to Prestigious Georgetown Professorship

Tankleff, who co-leads Georgetown's Making an Exoneree course, was named the new Peter P. Mullen Distinguished Visiting.…

March 14, 2022


Prison Scholars Celebrate End of Fall Semester

Georgetown students at the D.C. Jail marked the end of the semester and celebrated their. …

January 4, 2022


In Unique Course, Georgetown Students and Prison Scholars Learn Together

Every Tuesday over the fall semester, Georgetown undergraduates and incarcerated scholars came together for. …

December 20, 2021


ANC Commissioner Joel Castón Released from Prison

Joel Castón, a Georgetown Scholar and elected local official, returned home after 27 years of. …

November 23, 2021