Just Mercy A Story Of Justice And Redemption

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Just Mercy

Just Mercy
  • Author : Bryan Stevenson
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2016
  • ISBN : 9780399589911
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

"From one of the most brilliant and influential lawyers of our time comes an unforgettable true story about the redeeming potential of mercy. Bryan Stevenson was a gifted young attorney when he founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a legal practice dedicated to defending the poor, the wrongly condemned, and those trapped in the furthest reaches of our criminal justice system. One of his first cases was that of Walter McMillian, a young man sentenced to die for a notorious murder he didn't commit. The case drew Stevenson into a tangle of conspiracy, political machination, and legal brinksmanship - and transformed his understanding of mercy and justice forever."--Back cover.

Summary & Insights of Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson - Goodbook

Summary & Insights of Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson - Goodbook
  • Author : Goodbook
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2020-03-12
  • ISBN :
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Disclaimer: This is the summary of the original book. In a civilized and highly developed country, improbable things happen in prisons, and innocent people end up there. This should not be allowed anywhere in the world. Moreover, it should not be allowed in the United States.In his book "Just Mercy," the author shares how the penal and prison system in the United States has functioned since the 1980s, as it has developed today, what improvements and progress were made. He masterfully reveals how and why the prisoner numbers boomed since the 1980s, how the system treated the disadvantaged population, and why committing crimes as a child in the 1980s is something no one should have done.

Summary and Analysis of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Summary and Analysis of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption
  • Author : Worth Books
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release : 2017-03-07
  • ISBN : 1504044762
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

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: Bryan Stevenson's Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Discussion Prompts)

Summary: Bryan Stevenson's Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Discussion Prompts)
  • Author : Sarah Fields
  • Publisher : Blurb
  • Release : 2019-02-23
  • ISBN : 9780368344633
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Bryan Stevenson's Just Mercy was named as one of the Best Books of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Seattle Times, Esquire, Time and The Boston Globe. Author Bryan Stevenson was then a young lawyer when he first founded the Equal Justice Initiative. This is a legal practice dedicated to defending those who are most desperate and are in need: the wrongly condemned, the poor, and women and children who are trapped in the farthest reaches of America's criminal justice system. One of the first cases he handled was that of Walter McMillian. McMillian was a young man who was wrongly sentenced to die for a notorious murder that he insisted he did not commit. This case drew Stevenson into a tangle of political machination, legal brinksmanship, and conspiracy. This transformed his understanding of justice and mercy forever. Just Mercy is an unforgettable account of the once idealistic and gifted young lawyer's coming of age. It is a moving window into the lives of the people he has defended, and the inspiring argument for true mercy and compassion in the pursuit of true justice. In this comprehensive look into Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, you'll gain insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions. Be prepared to lead with the following: More than 60 "done-for-you" discussion prompts available Discussion aid which includes a wealth of information and prompts Overall brief plot synopsis and author biography as refreshers Thought-provoking questions made for deeper examinations Creative exercises to foster alternate "if this was you" discussions And more! Please Note: This is a companion guide based on the work Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson not affiliated to the original work or author in any way and does not contain any text of the original work. Please purchase or read the original work first.

Teacher's Guide Classroom Worksheets Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption

Teacher's Guide Classroom Worksheets Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption
  • Author : David Lee
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 2019-06-07
  • ISBN : 9781072659099
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Classroom Worksheets and Activities is a series of books designed to provide teachers ready to use activities with students. The focus of this book is to provide student focused material. Information evaluating, labeling and discussing the text will not be presented in this series.This includes several labeled graphic organizers and advice on how to use them in the classroom. Several of these organizers can be used for assessment.

Study Guide Student Workbook for Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption

Study Guide Student Workbook for Just Mercy A Story of Justice and Redemption
  • Author : David Lee
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Release : 2019-06-07
  • ISBN : 9781072661665
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character IdentificationEventsLocationVocabularyMain IdeaConflictAnd more as appropriate to the text.

Just Mercy

Just Mercy
  • Author : Bryan Stevenson
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release : 2019-09-10
  • ISBN : 0525580069
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

In this very personal work--proceeds of which will go to charity--Bryan Stevenson recounts many and varied stories of his work as a lawyer in the US criminal justice system on behalf of those in society who have experienced some type of discrimination and/or have been wrongly accused of a crime and who deserve a powerful advocate and due justice under the law. Through the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), an organization Stevenson founded as a young lawyer and for which he currently serves as executive director, this important work continues. EJI strives to end mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the United States, working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. JUST MERCY- A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION IS SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX! PRAISE FOR JUST MERCY- A TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE- "It's really excitingthat young people are getting a version tailored for them." --Salon "A deeply movingcollage of true stories. . . . This is required reading." --Kirkus Reviews,starred review "Compassionateand compelling, Stevenson's narrative is also unforgettable." --Booklist,starred review PRAISE FOR JUST MERCY- A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION- "Importantand compelling." --Pulitzer Prize-winning author TRACY KIDDER "Gripping. . . . What hangs in the balance is nothing less than the soul of a great nation." --DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate "Inspiringand powerful." --#1 New York Timesbestselling author JOHN GRISHAM

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition)

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition)
  • Author : Bryan Stevenson
  • Publisher : Spiegel & Grau
  • Release : 2019-12-03
  • ISBN : 0593133935
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults)

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition, Adapted for Young Adults)
  • Author : Bryan Stevenson
  • Publisher : Ember
  • Release : 2019-12-03
  • ISBN : 0593177045
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The young adult adaptation of the acclaimed, #1 New York Times bestseller Just Mercy--soon to be a major motion picture starring Michael B. Jordan, Jaime Foxx, and Brie Larson and now the subject of an HBO documentary feature! In this very personal work--adapted from the original #1 bestseller, which the New York Times calls "as compelling as To Kill a Mockingbird, and in some ways more so"--acclaimed lawyer and social justice advocate Bryan Stevenson offers a glimpse into the lives of the wrongfully imprisoned and his efforts to fight for their freedom. Stevenson's story is one of working to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society--the poor, the wrongly convicted, and those whose lives have been marked by discrimination and marginalization. Through this adaptation, young people of today will find themselves called to action and compassion in the pursuit of justice. Proceeds of this book will go to charity to help in Stevenson's important work to benefit the voiceless and the vulnerable as they attempt to navigate the broken U.S. justice system. A KIRKUS REVIEWS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR A BOOKLIST EDITORS' CHOICE FEATURED ON CBS THIS MORNING A NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR PRAISE FOR JUST MERCY: A TRUE STORY OF THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE: "It's really exciting that young people are getting a version tailored for them." --Salon "A deeply moving collage of true stories. . . . This is required reading." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Compassionate and compelling, Stevenson's narrative is also unforgettable." --Booklist, starred review PRAISE FOR JUST MERCY: A STORY OF JUSTICE AND REDEMPTION: "Gripping. . . . What hangs in the balance is nothing less than the soul of a great nation." --DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate "Important and compelling." --Pulitzer Prize-winning author TRACY KIDDER "Inspiring and powerful." --#1 New York Times bestselling author JOHN GRISHAM

Just Mercy

Just Mercy
  • Author : Bryan Stevenson
  • Publisher : Spiegel & Grau
  • Release : 2014-10-21
  • ISBN : 0812994531
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND JAMIE FOXX • 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’s] dedication to fighting for justice and equality has inspired me and many others and made a lasting impact on our country.”—John Legend NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • 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 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. Winner of the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction • Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Nonfiction • Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award • Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • Finalist for the Kirkus Reviews Prize • An American Library Association Notable Book “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