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Bryan Stevenson Research Paper

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I think Bryan Stevenson has a unique understanding of the CJ system because of his work. Because of the statistics he has researched and his difficult cases, I think Stevenson is very aware of the short comings of the CJ system. He has also seen that the system is capable of righting a wrong. In his book, Just Mercy, he wrote about a case in which a 14 year old kid was unjustly being tried as an adult. He was able to get the case moved back to the juvenile court, and the kid was released before he turned 18 and able to create a new life. Stevenson’s work has enabled him to see what needs to be fixed in the CJ system, and as a result, he has become a champion of his cause. I absolutely believe his experiences make him more empathetic

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