The Prisons and Justice Initiative hosts numerous events that examine the state of the American criminal justice and prison systems.  With a range of different speakers from exonerees to prosecutors to professors, we hope to spark a dialogue on important questions surrounding prison reform. Read more about our upcoming, recent, and past events below, and join our mailing list to keep up with our activities.

Upcoming Events

Making an Exoneree 2021 Documentary Showcase

August 4 | 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Zoom webinar

Meet five men who have served a combined 122 years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. Students in the Making an Exoneree course will present their short documentaries about these wrongful convictions. Click here to register.

Past Events

2018-2019 Events

2017-2018 Events

2016-2017 Events

2015-2016 Events