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NEWS RELEASE: Bipartisan death penalty repeal bill introduced in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH—State Senators Stephen Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Nickie J. Antonio (D-Lakewood) announced a bipartisan death penalty repeal bill Thursday morning during a virtual press conference. The Senators were joined by several colleagues from both the House and Senate including Senator Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson), Senator Niraj Antani (R-Miami Township), Senator Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland), Representative Adam […]

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Forthcoming series of reports to examine death penalty in Ohio

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NEWS RELEASE: Bipartisan death penalty repeal bill introduced in Ohio

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Legislative Update: SB3 passes the Senate, HB1 should be next

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Forthcoming series of reports to examine death penalty in Ohio

The Ohio Justice & Policy Center will release a series of reports to examine why it is time to end the death penalty in Ohio, and how we can repeal it this legislative session. These forthcoming death penalty reports are timely for several reasons: First, the public opinion polling has dramatically shifted and we want […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Da’Wyna Pearson

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More Than a Job

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Forthcoming series of reports to examine death penalty in Ohio

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Protests and the Pandemic: Recommendations for a more equitable Cincinnati

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 […]

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Forthcoming series of reports to examine death penalty in Ohio

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NEWS RELEASE: Bipartisan death penalty repeal bill introduced in Ohio

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Ohio Lame Duck session: How you can help right now

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Where Are They Now? Former OJPC intern Ben Ranz

I spent the summer of 2019 as an OJPC intern after my first year of law school. OJPC had been on my radar even before law school began. I was drawn to their commitment to not only address one-on-one client issues, but also to make large-scale systemic policy changes to prevent future client issues from […]

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More Than a Job

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Where Are They Now? Former OJPC intern Ben Ranz

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Why fight the symptoms of mass incarceration when you can change the system itself?

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