Death Penalty

October 31, 2014
Bryan Stevenson's book, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, premiered at number ten on the list of New York Times Best Sellers in...
October 24, 2014
Pope Francis called on all Christians and people of good will to struggle for abolition of the death penalty and life imprisonment and "to improve...
October 20, 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 16, 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...
October 1, 2014
Literary journal Kirkus Reviews announced on Tuesday the finalists for its first annual writing award, the Kirkus Prize. Bryan Stevenson's...
October 1, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is pleased to announce that Bryan Stevenson's book Just Mercy, available now from Random House, is a New York Times...
September 26, 2014
Inspired by concern about the world into which her second child will be born in December, Ms. Keys was photographed nude with a peace sign on her...
September 20, 2014
The Equal Justice Initiative is thrilled to be part of the We Are Here movement, started by Alicia Keys to rally her fans and challenge them to join...
September 15, 2014
The Alabama attorney general's office on Friday asked the Alabama Supreme Court to set execution dates for nine death row inmates despite a pending...
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