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Students Last Name 1Students Last NameTutorCourse CodeDateJust Mercy by Bryan StevensonIntroductionJust Mercy by Bryan Stevenson is a powerful real time story that is narrated through the eyes of the oppressed in the society. The story explains the possibilities of mercy redeeming the human nature to which as per the author has taken a different path of every system oppressing itspeople. The story is a call to fix the existing broken system of justice. From one of the most influential lawyers of the present time, Bryan Stevenson sets out to help the oppressed by establishing the Equal Justice Initiative. The initiative’s mission and vision is to protect and defend the interests of the most desperate and the less privileged in the society including the poor, the wrongly condemned ,women and the children trapped in the farthest reaches and lack adequate knowledge and protection from the justice system .Bryan takes us through the numerous cases in which he portrays the injustice and unfairness present in the judicial system and how the justice system has contributed to its massive failure and the lack of trust that the people now hold on the same institution.The one case that Bryan Stevenson pinpoints is that of Walter Mc Millian, a young lad awaiting his death sentence, but who argues and asserts that he did not commit the crime. Mc Millian is taken in by the police in the accounts of murder .He is alleged to have killed a white woman, Rhonda Morrison, six months prior. Millian is brought in to face the charges to which hepleads not guilty but the panel, consisting of eleven white and one black judge’s rule that the man
Surname 2is guilty of the same offense. Through the narration and from the book, Bryan allows us to see from his perspective the rotten depths of the judicial system and more specifically how the same institution is discriminatory and racial and how it is fired up with racism and lack of regard to thepoor citizen. The case transforms Bryan into what he becomes, a man that believes in mercy and justice for eternity. Through the entire process, Bryan adopts and holds dear to the fact that he will pursue justice to all that suffer and true to the same, all those that he defends, and mostly thelost, finally have a window of opportunity and a chance to a better life and a chance to win. Bryan asserts the need for compassion in the pursuit of true justice.In agreement to most work of Bryan, (Tourse, Johnnie , and Wewiorski, pg. 120) in the article , “In systematic Racism in the United States” argues and pinpoints that social justice is anideal condition to which all citizens have the same and equal opportunities more so when it comes to their basic rights, security ,opportunities and gaps present within the economic system

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