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Office of University Writing: 10 Ideas for Linking Writing and the Common Book

The Office of University Writing, the Miller Writing Center, and the Common Book program have joined with Dr. Margaret Marshall, the Director of University...   Read More

“The Legacy of Lynching, On Death Row” – The New Yorker article

Click below to learn more about Bryan Stevenson, his experiences, and his lifework in this article by The New Yorker, “The Legacy of Lynching,...   Read More

Bryan Stevenson Discusses Memorial for Victims of Lynching on CBS

Available on the Equal Justice Initiative’s website, see Bryan Stevenson discuss the Alabama memorial to victims of lynching on CBS News. After watching the...   Read More

EJI and Stevenson are Slowing the Gears of the Death Penalty Machine

As Bryan Stevenson says at the close of Just Mercy, “the work continues,” and that statement is truer today than perhaps he ever imagined. Stevenson...   Read More

“Confront the Past with Courage” – EJI to Build Memorial to Tragedy

The Equal Justice Initiative and the founder of the EJI, Bryan Stevenson, are working on plans to build a memorial in Alabama to honor...   Read More

Donate The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind – AU Common Book, 2014-15

Do you have copies of our 2014-2015 Common Book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer? Would you like...   Read More

Bryan Stevenson Discusses Prejudice and Police Shootings on CBS

In light of recent events, it is more important than ever to acknowledge the relevance of our Common Book selection for 2016. In the...   Read More

Criminal Podcast

Do you wish books had preview trailers like movies? Look no further – check out this exclusive Criminal podcast interview with Bryan Stevenson to...   Read More

Just Mercy Named 2016-2017 Auburn University Common Book

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from one...   Read More

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