Pretrial Justice Institute
200 East Pratt Street, Suite 4100
Baltimore, MD 21202

(667) 281-9141


Taught by PJI’s dynamic faculty and partners, our courses will help you take meaningful steps toward ending mass incarceration.


Why learn with PJI?


Be the first to experience PJI’s new courses grounded in Local Antiracist Pretrial Justice—in a collaborative space that honors your lived and professional experience.


Bring your unique perspective and local challenges, so our faculty can personalize your learning experience. We welcome questions, courageous conversations and creative thinkers.


Meet pretrial stakeholders from all different vantage points—cultivating bonds (and mutual understanding) that extend far beyond the virtual classroom.


Hit the ground running with new tools for identifying barriers to equity, new insights to help you galvanize change, and a network of peers to help keep you accountable and inspired.

Upcoming Courses

Partner Course

Introduction to Effective Community Engagement

Learn how to build trust, lead with your values, and partner with community to drive equitable pretrial change.

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Introduction to Effective Community Engagement
Free Workshop

Pretrial Basics

Join Team PJI for this free monthly workshop designed to help "newbies" up to to speed on pretrial justice in just two hours.

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Pretrial Basics
“Great information delivered in a collaborative, accepting atmosphere.”


"The discussion about collecting positive data was really informative and reframed some of my thinking, particularly around prosecution metrics."


“What an engaging way to learn about the current state, and hopefully the future, of pretrial justice.”