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Just Mercy
A Story of Justice and Redemption
by

Published by Spiegel & Grau in New York, USA .
Written in English.

About the Book

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.

Table of Contents

Cover
Title Page
Epigraph
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

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 353.4/8092 23
Library of Congress KF373.S743 A3 2014eb

The Physical Object

Format Ebook

ID Numbers

Open Library OL25804313M
ISBN 10 0812994531
ISBN 13 9780812994537
OverDrive 22C705F4-78CC-495C-997B-B0E7760EB192
Canadian National Library Archive 45011824
Goodreads 22307672

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September 22, 2017 Edited by seabelis Added new cover
November 6, 2015 Created by Stacey Patton Added new book.