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

Stevenson, Bryan, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780812994520
  • ISBN: 0812994523
  • ISBN: 9780812984965
  • ISBN: 081298496X
  • Physical Description: x, 336 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 319-336).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : higher ground -- Mockingbird players -- Stand -- Trials and tribulation -- The old rugged cross -- Of the coming of John -- Surely doomed -- Justice denied -- All God's children -- I'm here -- Mitigation -- I'll fly away -- Mother, mother -- Recovery -- Cruel and unusual -- Broken -- The stonecatchers' song of sorrow -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.
"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"
Target Audience Note:
1130L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Reading Counts RC High School 10. 24 Quiz: 66246.
Awards Note:
Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, 2015 Winner
Subject: Equal Justice Initiative.
Social reformers > Biography.
Lawyers > Biography.
Criminal justice, Administration of > United States.
Genre: Autobiographies.
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