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Rapper Meek Mill advocated for criminal justice reform based on his own experiences with the system at an event Wednesday. Mill was released from prison in April after serving five months of a two- to four-year sentence. He criticized the criminal justice system for discriminating against minorities and protecting wealthy white men

Meek Mill: Justice System Protects White Men

The U.S. criminal justice system protects wealthy white men, rapper Meek Mill said at an event Wednesday night in Lohrfink Auditorium. Mill, a Philadelphia native, was first arrested in 2007 for possession of drugs and an unlicensed firearm, and was sentenced to prison two years later. Mill was released on[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY Georgetown Students freed Valentino Dixon, a man imprisoned for over 26 years for murder. The students were a part of Professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 Prison Reform Project seminar.

GU Students Free Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

A team of Georgetown undergraduate students and professors helped exonerate Valentino Dixon, who spent 26 years in prison after being found guilty of murder, on Sept. 19. Three undergraduate students in professor Marc Howard’s spring 2018 “Prison Reform Project” seminar assisted with the case, unearthing new evidence that led to[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Students are able to take part in the interactive exhibit and experience a simulated version of solitary confinement through virtual reality goggles in the ICC.

Solitary Confinement Simulation Explores Incarceration Issues

A two-weeklong exhibit simulating the experience of solitary confinement is on display in the Intercultural Center as part of the Georgetown University Prisons and Justice Initiative’s most recent efforts to explore the issue of mass incarceration in the United States. The exhibit by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture features[Read More…]

by January 26, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Marc Howard’s Journey in Pursuit of Justice

  Jose Villalobos is a Hoya Staff Writer. Last February, government professor Marc M. Howard launched the Prisons and Justice Initiative — a collaborative program of scholars, practitioners and students set to examine the problem of mass incarceration in the United States from multiple academic perspectives, such as social theory[Read More…]

by September 8, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
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Prisons and Justice Initiative Seeks to Ignite Reform

Georgetown officially launched the Prisons and Justice Initiative to examine the problems of mass incarceration in the United States at its inaugural event in Gaston Hall on Tuesday. The panel discussion, entitled “Reversing the Tide of Mass Incarceration: Prospects for Prison Reform,” featured Georgetown University Law Center professors Paul Butler[Read More…]

by February 12, 2016 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top