Film, Video Bryan Stevenson: 2015 National Book Festival
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- Bryan Stevenson: 2015 National Book Festival
- Bryan Stevenson discusses 'Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption' at the 2015 Library of Congress National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- September 05, 2015
- - Bryan Stevenson is a professor of law at New York University Law School and the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a private, nonprofit organization in Montgomery, Alabama. He works to challenge bias against the poor and people of color and has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners as well as argued five times before the Supreme Court. He has received numerous awards for his public service, advocacy and law work, including the MacArthur Foundation Genius Award, the 2009 Gruber Prize for Justice and Smithsonian magazine's 2012 American Ingenuity Award for Social Progress. His new best-selling book, “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,' is the winner of the NAACP’s Image Award for Best Nonfiction, and accounts Stevenson’s experiences in the pursuit of justice.
- National Book Festival: https://www.loc.gov/bookfest
- 45 minutes 58 seconds
- online text
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