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Check It Out: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Imagine being accused of something you did not do and being punished severly for it. Well, in this book it recounts Bryan Stevenson's decades-long career as a legal advocate for people who are wrongfuly accused or harshly sentenced. One case that the book focuses on is about Walter McMillian. He is a black man falsley accused of murder and is sentenced to death in Alabama around the late 1980s. Along with this case, there are many other cases that are intertwined into this story. So stop on into the Sioux City Public Library to check this book out in print or audio. 

Support for Check It Out comes from Avery Brothers.