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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown Professor Shares Insight on Prison Exonerations, Raises Awareness about Wrongful Convictions

By Catherine Alaimo September 29, 2023

Georgetown government and law professor Marc Howard (L ’12) has worked on several programs related to criminal justice reform since he founded the Georgetown University Prisons and Justice Initiative...

Prisons and Justice Initiative Student Becomes First Incarcerated Individual Elected in D.C.

Prisons and Justice Initiative Student Becomes First Incarcerated Individual Elected in D.C.

By Paige Kupas July 11, 2021

Joel Castón won election to Washington, D.C. local government, making him the first incarcerated elected official in the District.  Castón, a student of the Georgetown University Prisons and...

ELLIE STAAB FOR THE HOYA | Panelists discussed free speech rights of incarcerated Americans at an event in Gaston Hall on Tuesday.

Panelists Advocate Protection of Free Speech Rights in Prisons

By Taylor Kahn-Perry April 26, 2019

Fostering connections between incarcerated people and the outside world must be a key feature of criminal justice reform, panelists agreed at a discussion on the free speech rights of incarcerated Americans...

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