2017-2018 Lobo Reading Experience: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Additional Resources

Equal Justice Initiative 

Founded in 1989 by Bryan Stevenson, the Equal Justice Initiative is committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, to challenging racial and economic injustice, and to protecting basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society.

The Innocence Project 

The Innocence Project, founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.

National Registry of Exonerations 

Provides comprehensive information on exonerations of innocent criminal defendants in order to prevent future false convictions by learning from past errors.

ACLU-Racial Profiling

The ACLU’s work on racial profiling encompasses major initiatives in litigation, public education, and advocacy, including lobbying for passage of data collection and anti-profiling legislation and litigating on behalf of individuals who have been victims of racial profiling by airlines, police, and government agencies.