Protests and the Pandemic: Recommendations for a more equitable Cincinnati

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On June 4, after more than a week of protests across the United States and almost three months into a global pandemic, The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and the Cincinnati Black United Front released a list of eight recommendations. These are concrete ways for law enforcement, prosecutors, courts, and local governments to respond to […]

How OJPC is trying to free at-risk prisoners during the coronavirus pandemic

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By: Lily Meyer The lawyers and staff of the Ohio Justice & Policy Center were concerned about Ohio prisoners’ health long before the coronavirus pandemic began. OJPC’s flagship Human Rights in Prison program advocates for adequate access to health care for all incarcerated Ohioans. Before this March, fighting for prisoners’ medical rights meant advocating and […]

Where are they now? Former OJPC intern Holly McCabe

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By: Holly McCabe In the summer of 2019, I spent my summer as an intern at the Ohio Justice and Policy Center. I was thrilled when I was offered an interview, and then so much more elated when I was offered a position. I was excited, but I had no idea what was truly in […]

Drafting contest: An Ohio “Second-Look” Statute

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This contest is over, but join us Sept. 2 for the announcement of contest winners and a webinar about second-look statutes in Ohio and across the country. Registration and information on the Sept. 2 virtual event available here: Contest sponsored by The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center […]