We’re so excited to introduce OJPC’s newest project, Beyond Guilt. If you’re a friend of OJPC, you’ve likely heard us call ourselves “the Guilty Project” on occasion. We are finally making that sentiment official, by launching a project that will seek to free people who admit guilt, are serving long sentences, have rehabilitated themselves and […]
On April 8, a motion was introduced to City Council to reform the City of Cincinnati’s methods for requesting bail for people accused of crimes. OJPC is honored to be part of the coalition working to make this reform a reality. This motion proposes that city prosecutors will adopt a new standard of recommending no […]
The Ohio Justice & Policy Center is overjoyed that Gov. John Kasich has granted Thomia Hunter’s request for clemency. Mia was sentenced to life in prison in 2005 after being convicted of murder in the death of her abusive ex-boyfriend. On the night he died, after a day of heavy drinking, Andrew Harris sexually and […]
This Op-Ed was written by David Singleton for The Cincinnati Herald. So many of our friends and loved ones across our community are treading water—and even drowning —in the sea of addiction and incarceration. Our criminal justice, prison and drug treatment system can’t address the needs of those who want help, and that must change. […]
Here you can read the ABC Nightline story about Tyra Patterson. The story originally aired on May 7, 2018.