Annoucements

June 30, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 1st marked another important milestone in Los...

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May 27, 2022

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate James Bell set out to revolutionize the way law was administered in the United States when he founded the W. Haywood Burns Institute in honor of his dear friend, human rights activist and famed attorney of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign.

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April 22, 2022

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate James Bell set out to revolutionize the way law was administered in the United States when he founded the W. Haywood Burns Institute in honor of his dear friend, human rights activist and famed attorney of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign.

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March 3, 2022

Twenty-one years ago, noted civil rights attorney and international justice reform advocate James Bell set out to revolutionize the way law was administered in the United States when he founded the W. Haywood Burns Institute in honor of his dear friend, human rights activist and famed attorney of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign.

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February 22, 2021

The Haywood Burns Institute announces the retirement of our Founder and President, James Bell. James founded the Haywood Burns Institute in 2001. Named for the late Haywood Burns, a civil rights attorney, professor, husband, friend, and brother, the organization has become a leading voice in the field of youth justice and systems transformation.

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