Stacie Brown is the Mitigation Specialist with the ACLU Capital Punishment Project. Stacie’s role is to develop comprehensive life stories and profiles that inform and persuade courts across the country to humanize incarcerated people facing the most severe and brutal punishment. Utilizing mitigation information, she details death sentenced people’s circumstances, history and environment to combat racism, unfair sentencing and execution. Prior to joining the ACLU-CCP, Stacie served as a Mitigation Specialist and Investigator for the Federal Community Defender of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s Capital Habeas Unit in Philadelphia for 14 years.
Stacie is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a B. S. in Psychology. She began her career in a clinical mental health setting in Florida. Stacie then worked for many years for the State of Florida’s Capital Collateral Regional Counsel for the Southern District representing death sentenced people in Florida with their post-conviction appeals.