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Race and Poverty

October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 20, 2014
A new study reports that African Americans are dramatically more likely to be shot during encounters with police officers. ProPublica analyzed 1217...
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 12, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote about EJI's effort "to challenge bias and represent the voiceless." EJI is...

Children in Prison

October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 12, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote about EJI's effort "to challenge bias and represent the voiceless." EJI is...
October 6, 2014
The United States Supreme Court opened its new term today by letting stand the Nebraska Supreme Court's decision retroactively applying the...

Mass Incarceration

October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 20, 2014
A new study reports that African Americans are dramatically more likely to be shot during encounters with police officers. ProPublica analyzed 1217...
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 12, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote about EJI's effort "to challenge bias and represent the voiceless." EJI is...

Death Penalty

October 21, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce the release of Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, now...
October 17, 2014
On Sunday, October 12, New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof wrote about EJI's effort "to challenge bias and represent the voiceless." EJI is...
October 16, 2014
After slavery was abolished in 1865, Southern states, where more than 90 percent of black Americans lived, embraced criminal justice as a means of...