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Current NY case bears resemblance to Alabama case featured in ‘Just Mercy’

Just Mercy, a film currently showing throughout the nation, describes the efforts of a young Harvard law graduate, Bryan Stevenson, who traveled south to represent death row inmates. Stevenson established the federally funded Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama. The film follows the case of Walter McMillian, an African-American sentenced to death in Monroe County, Alabama ...

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