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Pamela Michele Everett University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Pamela Everett, J.D. is an attorney, Assistant Teaching Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Reno, and the author of Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family’s Secret (2017), a New-York Times Book Review Summer 2017 Must Read, about an historic wrongful convictions case. 


She earned her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Reno and her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego, where she wrote for the University of San Diego Law Review.  She was a contributing features and opinion columnist on legal and justice system issues for the Omaha World-Herald and the Wayne Stater from 2009-2014.  She was also a Contributing Author and Assistant Editor for SAGE Publications’ Encyclopedia of Criminal Justice (2013).  


She has served as a volunteer attorney for the California Innocence Project for the last decade, and among other topics, she teaches a popular course at the University of Nevada, Reno on Wrongful Convictions.  Her other teaching focuses on the mentally ill in the criminal justice system, the courts, and criminal law.