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Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Cover of Just Mercy:  A Story of Ju
Bryan Stevenson

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. One of his first clients was Walter McMillian, a man on death row for a murder he didn’t commit. Here Stevenson details the legal journey to McMillian’s release as well as those of others he’s helped in his now thirty year career. The book is a call to action, true crime page-turner and critique of the American system of justice — and was chosen as UW-Madison’s 2015 Go Big Read. Visit http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/go-big-read-2015 to find other discussions, related events, and more information.