2017 Common Book Selection: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
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.
Spiegel & Grau
Justice, Mercy, Criminal Justice, Social Justice
Modern Literature | Reading and Language
Stevenson, Bryan, "2017 Common Book Selection: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" (2017). Common Book Program. 6.