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ECU's Pirate Read 2016 is Just Mercy. Click on the book cover below to watch a short video (1:29) of the author, Bryan Stevenson, explaining why he wrote Just Mercy.
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Bryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer, social activist, and author. He founded the Equal Justice Initiative and is a clinical law professor at New York University School of Law. He attended Eastern University for undergraduate studies and attended Harvard University for his law degree and Master of Public Policy graduate degree. For more about Bryan Stevenson, visit his biographical page.