TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Oct 14, 2014

The Belmont University College of Law recently presented the 2014 Champions for Justice Award to Bryan A. Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative. Headquartered in Montgomery, Alabama, the nonprofit furthers prison and sentencing reform with a focus on the death penalty and the mass incarceration of people of color. Stevenson graduated from Harvard Law School and Harvard School of Government. In addition to directing the Equal Justice Initiative, he has been a visiting professor at the University of Michigan School of Law and lecturer at Harvard and Yale law schools. He is the third recipient of the award. See photos from the award presentation.