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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 chapter.

September 6, 2023

Marc Howard and Terrel Barros


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 exonerated.

August 22, 2023

Adnan Syed walks along Healy Lawn on Georgetown University's Main Campus.


Georgetown Hires Adnan Syed To Support Prisons and Justice Initiative

Adnan Syed, the subject of the podcast “Serial,” has joined the university’s Prisons and Justice Initiative to support and advocate for others in the criminal legal system.

December 21, 2022