Organization

Justice Programs Office- American University

Washington, DC | https://www.american.edu/spa/jpo/
Joined in August 2018

About Us

The Justice Programs Office (JPO), a center in the School of Public Affairs at American University, uses translational research, innovative solutions, and collaboration to advance an equitable justice system that promotes human dignity and respect. Since 1989, we have worked to ensure the fair administration of justice in criminal and civil legal matters, focusing especially on issues related to drug misuse, juvenile crimes, military veterans, problem-solving courts, racial and ethnic disparities, criminal justice reform, and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

The Justice Programs Office (JPO), a center in the School of Public Affairs at American University, uses translational research, innovative solutions, and collaboration to advance an equitable justice system that promotes human dignity…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Prison Reform
  • Substance Abuse & Addiction

Location

  • 4801 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest
    508
    Washington, DC 20016