Just mercy [electronic resource] : A Story of Justice and Redemption. Bryan Stevenson.
- ISBN: 9780812994537 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2014.
|Summary, etc.:|| NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, THE WASHINGTON POST, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice--from one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time Bryan Stevenson was a young lawyer when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending those most desperate and in need: the poor, the wrongly condemned, and women and children trapped in the farthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man who was sentenced to die for a notorious murder he insisted he didn't commit. The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanship--and...
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