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Bryan Stevenson Event

Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy, will be at the University of South Alabama:

Date: November 28th
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm (doors will open at 6:00pm)
Place: Mitchell Center

From the Bryan Stevenson event page:

"Join us for Insights from Bryan Stevenson! Doors to the Mitchell Center open at 6:00 pm. Seating is first come, first served. No video recording or photography is allowed. This event is sponsored by Mobile United, Mobile County Commission, Office of Merceria Ludgood, Empowering Change: Strengthening our Community Connections, and the University of South Alabama, Office of the President."

Registration is required for this event. Register at Insights from Bryan Stevenson.

Common Read/ Common World

Common Read/ Common World Program

The University of South Alabama has chosen Bryan Stevenson's Just Mercy as its 2018-2019 Common Read/Common World book. The book details Stevenson's first forays into the justice system along with the cases that lead him to found The Equal Justice Initiative.

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About Bryan Stevenson

Bryan Stevenson is a professor of law at the New York University School of Law and the Executive Director and founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL. His work on discrimination in the criminal justice system has won him several awards, and his book, Just Mercy, was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction by the American Library Association in 2015.

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