Just Mercy

Just Mercy

A True Story of the Fight for Justice

Audiobook CD - 2018
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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"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House/Listening Library, [2018]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780525635925
0525635920
Characteristics: 6 audio discs (6 hr., 36 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
digital,optical
audio file,CD audio

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