Mercy, Humanity, and Making a Difference
March 20, 2016
Bryan Stevenson is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University School of Law. He has won relief for dozens of condemned prisoners, argued five times before the Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation “Genius” Grant.
4pm on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Jessie Auditorium
Bryan Stevenson will give a public lecture and Q&A at which he will discuss his work as the founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI), which recently received a $1 million grant from Google, and share his stories working the the legal field over the past 25 years, many of which are also recounted in his book, Just Mercy (2013).
This even is free and open to the public. Bryan Stevenson Flyer