Just Mercy A Story Of Justice And Redemption

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 081298496X
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#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 Book

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 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.
Praise for Just Mercy
“Every bit as moving as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more 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 America’s Mandela.”—Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
“You don’t 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, he’s 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 God’s 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

Summary Of Just Mercy By Bryan Stevenson Includes Key Takeaways Analysis

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Don't miss this summary of Bryan Stevenson's controversial and eye-opening book: "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" This FastReads' Summary provides chapter synopses, key takeaways, and analysis to help you fully digest this stunning, personal, and in-depth look at the racial injustices plaguing the American justice system.

What Will You Learn from Reading This Book?

  • Understand the history that racial discrimination plays in the modern American justice system and how this has shaped the way that minority groups and justice officials perceive and interact with each other

  • Track the evolution of America’s prison system and how these institutions deal with females, juveniles, the poor, and the mentally ill

  • Explore the psyche of a Death Row inmate and the trauma that capital punishment inflicts on the convicted, the families, and the community

  • Understand the attorney-client relationship, the challenges faced by both defendants and counselors, and the dangers of improper or unobtainable representation

  • Learn about the history and role of victim’s rights groups how these groups can help or hinder justice

  • Examine the legal process, methods, and evolution of the modern execution from start to finish and the effect that media has in shaping our perception of capital punishment and the justice system at large

  • Critically analyze the demographic distinctions between the incarcerated population and the U.S. population. Compare America’s incarceration approach to that of other countries around the world

  • Understand the roles that empathy, mercy, hope, and compassion play in the American Justice System and the dangers posed by fear, bigotry, and anger

Book Summary Overview
The mission of Just Mercy is to peel back the curtain on corporal punishment and the culture of mass incarceration in America. An emphasis is placed on the rate at which America imprisons its’ citizens, especially the poor and African American populations, and the unforeseen consequences and costs of this mass incarceration. Stevenson shines an unapologetic light on the unfair, irresponsible, and biased prosecution of an impoverished population and the ripple effects this has on families, communities, and the American people.

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Summary And Analysis Of Just Mercy A Story Of Justice And Redemption Based On The Book By Bryan Stevenson

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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Bryan Stevenson book.
Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader.
This short summary and analysis of Just Mercy includes:
  • Historical context
  • Chapter-by-chapter overviews
  • Character profiles
  • Detailed timeline of key events
  • Important quotes and analysis
  • Fascinating trivia
  • Glossary of terms
  • Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work
About Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson:
Just Mercy is a heartbreaking—but not entirely hopeless—look inside the American criminal justice system. The guide on this journey to death row, judges’ chambers, and courthouses small and large is Bryan Stevenson, one of the country’s foremost criminal justice reformers and the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, the acclaimed legal aid organization based in Montgomery, Alabama.
In Stevenson’s chronicle, the only thing standing between death or life imprisonment is an underpaid, overworked lawyer.
The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.

Summary Review Just Mercy By Bryan Stevenson Equal Justice Initiative American Judicial System Systemic Corruption Mercy For The Vulnerable

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In a lawyer-memoir as thrilling as real-life John Grisham, author and lawyer Bryan Stevenson chronicles his life story founding the Equal Justice Initiative, through which he provides free counsel to death row inmates and fights for criminal justice across the Deep South and beyond. With hard-hitting evidence, Stevenson argues his case that the American judicial system is extremely biased against the poor and mentally ill, educating readers on this bias and building support for the poor, incarcerated, condemned; the most vulnerable of the sufferers.

This companion reader includes:
* Main Themes
* Detailed Summary
* Honest Review & Commentary

Introduction: Fighting Against a Corrupt Judicial System
Quick Note
Part I: The Case of Walter McMillian
Part II: Failures & Injustices of the U.S. Judicial System

Just Mercy A Story Of Justice And Redemption Chinese Edition

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Mai Tian/Tsai Fong Books
ISBN: 9863443484
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Traditional Chinese edition of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. Winner of Carnegie Medal for Nonfiction, the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction, and a Books for a Better Life Award. A No. 1 New York Times bestseller.

Thoughts For All

Author: John Stephen Vaughan
Publisher: St. Vincent's Mission House
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About the author: John Stephen Vaughan (1853 – 1925) was an English Roman Catholic bishop. From inside the book: In "Thoughts for All Times" the student will find a flood Of Light illuminating the principles of his theology; the priest and the catechist will find new mines of material, rich in illustration; parents will find much needed help in the arduous task of detaching the minds of their children from the things of this earth and directing them towards the affairs of heaven. From this book all will learn more clearly the meaning of the encouraging words of the apostle: "You have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear; but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba, (Father)." This book published in 1913 has been reformatted for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the original publication or from the reformatting.

A Life Of Crime Memoirs Of A High Court Judge

Author: Harry Ognall
Publisher: William Collins
ISBN: B072623VXQ
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A witty and candid memoir of life at the Bar and on the Bench, from former High Court Judge Sir Harry Ognall.

The Hon. Sir Harry Ognall is a retired judge of the High Court, Queen’s Bench Division. For many years, he enjoyed a formidable reputation as an advocate at the criminal Bar. As counsel, and later as judge, he was involved in numerous high-profile trials, both here and abroad.

Among many cases as a QC, he prosecuted Peter Sutcliffe, the so-called ‘Yorkshire Ripper’. He successfully defended six officers of the Air Force of Zimbabwe at their trial in Harare, where they faced a charge of treasonable sabotage.

As a judge, he presided over the trial of Colin Stagg (the alleged ‘Wimbledon Common murderer’), the trial arising from the Lyme Bay canoe tragedy, and the trial for the first time in the United Kingdom of a doctor’s alleged involvement in euthanasia.

Thoughtful and provocative, Sir Harry has advice for the aspiring young advocate, and invests this penetrating memoir with warmth, humour and understanding. His frank portrait of a lifetime in the criminal law offers unique perspectives on some of the most notorious cases of the 20th Century, and fascinating insights into a colourful professional life and the burdens and responsibilities that come with the privilege of high judicial office.


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Piet is a alleged killer who has been put not guilty trying to move on but the town as well as a spirited reporter won’t let him

Just Mercy

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0812994531
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. . . The message of this book . . . is that evil can be overcome, a difference can be made.

Just Mercy

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Scribe Publications
ISBN: 1925113574
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PRAISE FOR BRYAN STEVENSON ‘Unfairness in the justice system is a major theme of our age … This book brings new life to the story by placing it in two affecting contexts: Stevenson's life work and the deep strain of racial injustice in ...

Just Mercy

Author: Bryan Stevenson
Publisher: Scribe Publications
ISBN: 1925106381
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Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted lawyer’s coming of age, a moving portrait of the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of justice.

Writing My Wrongs

Author: Shaka Senghor
Publisher: Convergent Books
ISBN: 1101907304
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Writing My Wrongs is the story of what came next.

Picking Cotton

Author: Jennifer Thompson-Cannino
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429962151
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With Picking Cotton, Jennifer and Ronald tell in their own words the harrowing details of their tragedy, and challenge our ideas of memory and judgment while demonstrating the profound nature of human grace and the healing power of ...


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Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101595019
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Or has it? In Mistrial, Mark Geragos and Pat Harris debunk the myths of judges as Solomon-like figures, jurors as impartial arbiters of the truth, and prosecutors as super-ethical heroes.

Mother California

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Publisher: Atlas and Company
ISBN: 1934633941
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A convicted murderer and award-winning prison activist currently serving a life sentence describes how he transformed from a violent and drug-addicted criminal to a philosophy student, Buddhist, and reformer, in a personal account that also ...

Last Chance In Texas

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Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588361639
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A powerful, bracing and deeply spiritual look at intensely, troubled youth, Last Chance in Texas gives a stirring account of the way one remarkable prison rehabilitates its inmates.

The New Jim Crow

Author: Michelle Alexander
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595588191
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Now, ten-plus printings later, the long-awaited paperback version of the book Lani Guinier calls “brave and bold,” and Pulitzer Prize–winner David Levering Lewis calls “stunning,” will at last be available.