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Online Book Club: Just Mercy / Bryan Stevenson
March 9, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The IPL Book Club meets the 2nd Monday of the month, January – October.
Currently, we are meeting online through Zoom meetings. To attend, send an email to Michelle at Librarian@IrondaleLibrary.org, or message us through Facebook. We will send you an invitation to the Zoom Meeting along with instructions for Zoom.
About the book:
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.