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Making an Exoneree group discussion

Making an Exoneree Launches Sixth Cohort

January 31st, 2023

Class is in session for Making an Exoneree, Georgetown University’s unprecedented course in which a group of dedicated undergraduate students reinvestigate likely wrongful conviction cases. …

Professor Mike Ryan and a Scholar

Building Financial Literacy for Incarcerated Students

January 23rd, 2023

Professor Mike Ryan, who has taught Personal Finance at the D.C. Jail, said that the Prison Scholars Program has made him a better teacher and learner, emphasizing that educators should continue to get involved in prison education.…

Colie "Shaka" Long speaking at the Prison Scholars End of Semester Celebration.

Returning to Jail as a Free Man

January 19th, 2023

Colie “Shaka” Long describes his experience returning to the D.C. Jail for the first time as a free man and speaking at the Prison Scholars Program End of Semester Celebration.…

Read the 2022 Annual Report!

November 23rd, 2022

Flip through our 2022 annual report to get to know PJI’s programs, take a look back at our work over the past year, and meet talented students and alumni! …

Meet the 2022 Paralegal Fellows

October 28th, 2022

Samantha K. Bond Samantha is a native Washingtonian and a creative problem solver who has a background in nonprofit work, business, and government. She was recently the special assistant for the…


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