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Georgetown students help Md. man get released from prison after 27 years (DC News Now)

Georgetown students work to exonerate Baltimore man freed after 27 years in prison (WTOP News)

Colie Levar Long: Listen to a former prisoner — longer sentences don’t work (The DC Line Opinion)

Adnan Syed hired by Georgetown’s prison reform initiative (Associated Press)

Georgetown hires Adnan Syed after court tossed his murder conviction (The Washington Post)

‘Who better’? Georgetown hires famous exoneree Adnan Syed to help college students investigate wrongful convictions (Baltimore Banner)

Adnan Syed worked toward college degree in new Georgetown program for incarcerated students (WBALTV11)

First class of prison inmates starts Georgetown University program (CNBC)

Opinion:  Brittney Griner’s detention should prompt fixes to U.S. drug laws (The Washington Post Opinion)

Prison Reform Should Be a Bipartisan Issue (Wall Street Journal Opinion)

Applications open for Georgetown University’s education program for Maryland Prison System (WDVM)

A second look at the D.C. parole discussion (The Washington Post Opinion)

Elected from jail, DC official advances voting rights and racial justice (ABC News)

Ex-Prince George’s official, sentenced to 45 years for manslaughter, is released after 13 (The Washington Post)

Georgetown students help free imprisoned former Prince George’s police officer (WUSA9)

Eric Riddick, imprisoned for murder he says he didn’t commit, released after almost 3 decades (NBC News)

Maryland inmates can now earn a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University (CNN)

This D.C. university is starting a bachelor’s degree program in a Maryland prison (Washington Business Journal)

Georgetown University to Offer Bachelor’s Degree Program to Maryland Inmates (NBC4)

Georgetown offers bachelor’s degree program to Maryland prison inmates (WTOP)

Georgetown to offer bachelor’s degree program to Maryland inmates
(The Hill)

Georgetown University To Offer Bachelor’s Degree Program To Maryland Inmates

Georgetown University to introduce degree program for Maryland inmates (The Washington Post)

In coronavirus crisis, lessons in humanity toward America’s incarcerated (USA Today)

Financial aid options for incarcerated individuals (USA Today)

Students help ex-inmates start their own businesses (The Boston Globe)

Prisoners free their minds in Georgetown University class behind bars (The Washington Post)

Why I changed my mind on having second chances at life after prison (The Hill op-ed)

‘There’s no words to describe it’ | Former DC inmate thanks Georgetown professor and Kim Kardashian-West for making him a free man (WUSA 9)

Sentenced to Life As a Teen, D.C. Inmate Championed by Kim Kardashian Released After More Than 20 Years in Prison (Time)

With a letter of support from Kim Kardashian-West, D.C. man convicted of murder as a teen gets a second chance (The Washington Post)

Kim Kardashian West: Justice Project (Oxygen)

Georgetown Program Teaches Returning Citizens To Be Entrepreneurs: ‘It Gave Me A Goal’ (DCist)

‘Making an Exoneree’: A Georgetown class helped free this innocent man after 27 years (WJLA)

A Golf Magazine And Three Undergrads Freed An Innocent Man. How Many More Aren’t So Lucky? (BuzzFeed opinion)

Georgetown Undergrads Help Free A Wrongfully Convicted Man (DCist)

In this class, prisoners and Georgetown students grapple with difficult lessons (The Washington Post Magazine)