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.
Our book club prides itself on reading non-traditional books that are not “book clubby,” about which we have engaging conversations, paired with great snacks and wine. Join us! Shoot the bookstore a note or give us a call and we’ll add you to the email list. Or just show up on the second Thursday of the month at 6pm. All are welcome.