Common Book Program

2017 Common Book Selection: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Title

2017 Common Book Selection: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Authors

Bryan Stevenson

Files

Link to Full Text

Download Full Text

Description

In his memoir, Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, Stevenson tells the stories of those he has defended when they did not have adequate defense. Stevenson is an attorney and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a "private, nonprofit organization that challenges poverty and racial injustice, advocates for equal treatment in the criminal justice system, and creates hope for marginalized communities"

We encourage you to watch this short video of Bryan Stevenson to give you some insight into his perspective and of the conversations this book will include.

Publication Date

10-2017

Publisher

Spiegel & Grau

Keywords

Justice, Mercy, Criminal Justice, Social Justice

Disciplines

Modern Literature | Reading and Language

2017 Common Book Selection: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Share

COinS