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Just Mercy

A Story of Justice and Redemption

Bryan Stevenson

A powerful true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to fix our broken system of justice—from 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 poo...
Publish Date
2015
August 18
First Published in 2014
Goodreads rating
4.58
ISBN
9780812984965
Recommendations
6
Recommendations
One of 70 must-read books.      source
Takes you out of where you probably are and lets you look into a window of aspects of our society that are really important.      source
Aug 19, 2016
Very important book by defense attorney and American hero, #BryanStevenson , founder of the @eji_org      source
Jun 20, 2020
If you haven read ‘Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption’ by my hero Bryan Stevenson, watch the movie ‘Just Mercy’ (on Prime) with a great performance by Jamie Fox. But really you should also read the book.      source
Jan 11, 2020
Because so many AP English Lang teachers recommended it, I read Bryan Stevenson’s "Just Mercy" over the holidays and am glad I did. I hope the new movie version encourages people to read the book, which is utterly inspiring. #JustMercy      source
Oct 10, 2020
No lie: this book by @MsBKB is every bit as good, as heartbreaking, as Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson and 13th by @ava. I am in awe of the scope of Brittany's story, and how powerfully told it is. Truly exceptional.      source