An memorable true tale about the power of compassion to restore us, as well as a resounding cry to stop mass imprisonment in America — from one of our generation’s most inspiring attorneys: Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption.
Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption
“Capital murder requires an intent to kill, and there was a persuasive argument that there was no intent to kill in this case and that poor healthcare had caused the victims death. Most gunshot victims don’t die after nine months, and it was surprising that the state was seeking the death penalty in this case.”
Bryan Stevenson the narrator of Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption was a young lawyer when he established the Equal Justice Initiative, a non-profit legal firm in Montgomery, Alabama, devoted to protecting the impoverished, the imprisoned, and the wrongfully convicted.
Just Mercy tells the story of EJI, from its humble beginnings with a small staff confronted with the nation’s highest death sentencing and execution rates, to a successful campaign to challenge the cruel practice of sending children to die in prison, to revolutionary projects designed to confront Americans with our history of racial injustice. […]
Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption also includes a synopsis of the Equal Justice Initiative’s past. Stevenson focuses on the injustices that occur in the criminal justice system of the United States, which had the world’s greatest incarceration rate and population at the time of release. Stevenson recalls his first encounter with a death-row prisoner in 1983, when he was a law student and volunteer for the Southern Prisoners Defense Committee in Georgia. (Now the Southern Center for Human Rights, based in Atlanta). Stevenson traces his work over thirty years, and the novel concludes in 2013, with McMillian’s natural death.
A fearless and dedicated litigator has not made such an impact in the American South since Atticus Finch. Atticus, despite being bigger than life, lives only in fiction. Bryan Stevenson, on the other hand, is very much alive and well, battling for the impoverished, repressed, silent, defenseless, outcast, and those without hope. Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption is his uplifting and moving tale.
Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption in this section will make you shiver and weep. It’s a tragic and unsettling reality of our lives… People were sexually and physically molested as children, victims received inadequate medical treatment, developed drug addictions, suffered trauma, shame, and were wrongfully accused… dangers and dysfunctions in our prisons…We exist in a society that is’still’ plagued by inequity, ignorance, and bigotry. People are terrified and enraged.
Just Mercy audiobook: A Story of Justice and Redemption‘s fairly straightforward. Bryan Stevenson, an Equal Justice Initiative lawyer, discusses some of the circumstances he’s been in and cases he’s handled casually. His law practice centers on protecting those who have been wrongfully convicted, unusually convicted, or are otherwise victims of the state. Many of the cases detailed are the product of deliberate racism, but many others are simply examples of the heinous criminal justice laws that still remain. Race isn’t always a consideration. This world of corporate imprisonment also includes children, women, impoverished blacks, and many others.
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