PoHo Book Club reads "Just Mercy"

10:00AM - 12:00PM (Eastern Time)

 

Just Mercy: A story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson; ©2014 by Spiegel & Grau,

“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 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.”

 –Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20342617-just-mercy

Also, see the film version if you can. It’s available on Amazon Prime, and Netflix.

When
September 26th, 2020 10:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
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