no 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • A formidable actual tale approximately the possibility of mercy to redeem us, and a clarion name to mend our damaged device of justice—from some of the Good and influential legal professionals of our time.
“[Bryan Stevenson’s] determination to preventing for justice and equality has impressed me and lots of others and made a long-lasting affect on our us of a.”—John Legend
NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • Named One of the most Absolute best Books of the 12 months by way of The New York Instances • The Washington Publish • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Instances • Esquire • Time
Bryan Stevenson used to be a tender attorney whilst he based the Equivalent Justice Initiative, a criminal observe devoted to protecting the ones so much determined and in want: the negative, the wrongly condemned, and girls and youngsters trapped within the farthest reaches of our felony justice device. One among his first circumstances used to be that of Walter McMillian, a tender guy who used to be sentenced to die for a infamous homicide he insisted he didn’t dedicate. The case drew Bryan right into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and criminal brinksmanship—and reworked his figuring out of mercy and justice endlessly.
Just Mercy is without delay an unforgettable account of an idealistic, proficient younger attorney’s coming of age, a transferring window into the lives of the ones he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion within the pursuit of actual justice.
Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • Winner of the NAACP Symbol Award for Nonfiction • Winner of a Books for a Higher Lifestyles Award • Finalist for the Los Angeles Times E-book Prize • Finalist for the Kirkus Opinions Prize • An American Library Affiliation Striking Book
“Each and every bit as transferring as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in many ways extra so . . . a searing indictment of American felony justice and a stirring testomony to the salvation that preventing for the prone on occasion yields.”—David Cole, The New York Assessment of Books
“Searing, transferring . . . Bryan Stevenson would possibly, certainly, be The us’s Mandela.”—Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times
“You don’t need to learn too lengthy to start out cheering for this guy. . . . The message of this E-book . . . is that evil will also be conquer, a distinction will also be made. Just Mercy will make you dissatisfied and it’ll make you hopeful.”—Ted Conover, The New York Instances E-book Assessment
“Inspiring . . . a piece of fashion, substance and readability . . . Stevenson is not just an excellent attorney, he’s additionally a proficient creator and storyteller.”—The Washington Post
“As deeply transferring, poignant and strong a E-book as has been, and possibly ever will also be, written concerning the loss of life penalty.”—The Monetary Times
“Good.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer