Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption

Spiegel & Grau. 2014. 352p. bibliog. ISBN 9780812994520. $28; ebk. ISBN 9780812994537.
OrangeReviewStarLawyer Stevenson's elegant memoir reveals the dark side of the criminal justice system as he recounts his efforts to help those who have been unfairly treated. His work on behalf of adolescents resulted in a Supreme Court case that prohibited life sentences without parole for children. (LJ 10/1/14)

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