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Book club: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

July 30, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Just-Mercy-A-Story-of-Justice-and-Redemption-by-Bryan-StevensonUNC staff are invited to join the Employee Forum book club on July 30, 2015 from 12pm-1pm at Bulls Head Book Shop. We will discuss the book Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson.

The book can be purchased at a special discount online or in the store at Bulls Head Book Shop.

Lunch will be provided with registration. Please email if you have special dietary concerns.

Publisher’s description:

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.



July 30, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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