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Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption / Bryan Stevenson.

Stevenson, Bryan, (author.).

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  • ISBN: 9780812994537
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: [New York] : Random House Publishing Group, 2014.

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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 transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever. Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer's coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.
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Electronic reproduction. New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2014.
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Subject: Stevenson, Bryan.
Equal Justice Initiative.
Lawyers > United States > Biography.
Social reformers > United States > Biography.
Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > United States.
Legal assistance to the poor > United States.
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