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Common Book: Websites

Websites Related to Just Mercy

o   Equal Justice Initiative

  • The Equal Justice Initiative is a non-profit organization that provides legal representation to indigent defendants and prisoners who have been denied fair treatment in the legal system.

o   National Registry of Exonerations

  • The National Registry of Exonerations is a project of the University of Michigan Law School. It provides detailed information about every known exoneration in the United States since 1989.

o   Death Penalty Information Center

  • The Death Penalty Information Center is a national non-profit organization serving the media and public with analysis and information on issues concerning capital punishment.

o   The Innocence Project

  • The Innocence Project is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted individuals and reforming the criminal justice system.

o   The Sentencing Project

  • The Sentencing Project was established in 1986 and works for a fair and effective U.S. criminal justice system by promoting reforms in sentencing policy, addressing unjust racial disparities and practices, and advocating for alternatives to incarceration.

o   International Centre for Prison Studies

  • The ICPS conducts research on prisons and imprisonment, develops and disseminates knowledge about how imprisonment should be used, and contributes to improved policy and practice in prisons across the world.
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