Just Mercy: a Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson

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Now a major motion-picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson.

#1 New York Timesbestseller, and a widely acclaimed and multi-award-winning book, this is a powerful, true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix America's broken system of justice, as seen in the HBO documentary True 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 brinkmanship -- 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.

It is now the subject of a major motion picture, starring Michael B Jordan and Jamie Foxx.

ISBN: 9781925849745
Publication Date: 07-Jan-2020
Publisher: Scribe Publications