Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption ৮ Beginning reader Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption printable ⢞ PDF by Bryan Stevenson ᐤ 1 New York Times Bestseller Named one of the Best Books of the Year by The New York Times The Washington Post The Boston Globe The Seattle Times Esquire Time Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award Finalist for the Los Angeles Book Prize Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize An American Library Association Notable BookA powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justicefrom 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 didnt commit The case drew Bryan into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanshipand transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyers 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 Praise for Just Mercy Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways so a searing indictment of American criminal justice and a stirring testament to the salvation that fighting for the vulnerable sometimes yields.David Cole, The New York Review of Books Searing, moving Bryan Stevenson may, indeed, be Americas Mandela.Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times You dont have to read too long to start cheering for this man The message of this book is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made Just Mercy will make you upset and it will make you hopeful.Ted Conover, The New York Times Book Review Inspiring a work of style, substance and clarity Stevenson is not only a great lawyer, hes also a gifted writer and storyteller The Washington Post As deeply moving, poignant and powerful a book as has been, and maybe ever can be, written about the death penalty The Financial Times Brilliant The Philadelphia Inquirer Not since Atticus Finch has a fearless and committed lawyer made such a difference in the American South Though larger than life, Atticus exists only in fiction Bryan Stevenson, however, is very much alive and doing Gods work fighting for the poor, the oppressed, the voiceless, the vulnerable, the outcast, and those with no hope Just Mercy is his inspiring and powerful story.John Grisham Bryan Stevenson is one of my personal heroes, perhaps the most inspiring and influential crusader for justice alive today, and Just Mercy is extraordinary The stories told within these pages hold the potential to transform what we think we mean when we talk about justice.Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption by Just chronicles the founding, growth, work Equal Initiative EJI is a private, nonprofit that provides legal representation to indigent defendants prisoners who have been denied fair just treatment in system Bryan Stevenson Books The Book Stevenson America s young Nelson Mandela, brilliant lawyer fighting with courage conviction guarantee justice for all should be read by people conscience every civilized country world discover what happens when revenge retribution replace mercy Mercy, The New York Times Oct , But memoir, aggregates personalizes struggle against injustice story one activist grew up poor Michael B Jordan surprises students during days agoCreed Black Panther star Michael stopped Montgomery, Ala school while town shoot He made 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    • 4.1
    • 303
    • Kindle
    • 081298496X
    • Bryan Stevenson
    • English
    • 22 June 2016
    • 368 pages