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Title:
Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption / Bryan Stevenson.
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Edition:
Spiegel & Grau trade paperback edition.
Publication:
New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2015.
Publication Date:
2015
ISBN:
9780812984965

9780812989397

9780399588839

9780399589904

9780399590498
Contents:
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.
Abstract:
"From one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time comes an unforgettable true story about the redeeming potential of mercy. Bryan Stevenson was a gifted young attorney when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and those trapped in the furthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man sentenced to die for a notorious murder he didn't commit. The case drew Stevenson into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanship - and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever."--Back cover.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
volume
Language:
English
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