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Barnett Young Leaders Center

The Carol and Barney Barnett Young Leaders Center houses our JMI Internship Program. A diverse group of students gather at the JMI headquarters each semester to assist in all departments ranging from communications and policy, to development and events. Students are introduced to JMI’s mission and principles while gaining valuable knowledge and experience that furthers them in their career pursuits. To apply for the internship program, click here.

Recent News

Jason Riley

On this special edition episode of Pundits on the Porch, Bob McClure interviews Jason Riley at before JMI's 2019 Annual Dinner where Jason was the keynote speaker on April 3, 2019. Jason Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, where [...]

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JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism About 86 percent of individuals released from prison are likely to re-offend within nine years of their release, with the majority re-offending within the first two years. With more [...]

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Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

Occupational Licensing and Recidivism in the United States Vittorio Nastasi and Samuel R. Staley DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University Executive Summary This policy study examines the effects of occupational licensing reform on reducing recidivism—the likelihood former prisoners will re-offend and return to prison. Eighty-six percent of released prisoners [...]

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