‘Just Mercy’ Film Review Counsel Magazine, March 2020, Page 42

1 Pages Posted: 23 Apr 2020

Date Written: March 2, 2020

Abstract

Staring Michael B Jordan as American civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson, and Jamie Foxx as Walter McMillan, a man who was wrongly convicted and sentenced to death row, the film is an adaptation into a legal drama of one Stevenson’s most important real life cases, and takes its title from his 2014 book of the same name. Thus, as a fact-based retelling of a grave miscarriage of justice, the film is extremely interesting and indeed, Stevenson’s book (and audiobook) Just Mercy has already proved to be a very popular source of inspiration among many young and aspiring lawyers.

Keywords: Just Mercy; Bryan Stevenson

Suggested Citation

Otchie, Andrew, ‘Just Mercy’ Film Review Counsel Magazine, March 2020, Page 42 (March 2, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3564203

Andrew Otchie (Contact Author)

12 Old Square Chambers ( email )

United Kingdom

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