The injustice that prevails in our justice system is criminal. Thousands of young kids are deprived of any opportunity to rehabilitate, redeem themselves and succeed.
What is the opposite of poverty? It’s not wealth. In our country the opposite of poverty is justice.There’s no justice unless you can pay for it.
In this engaging and personal talk, human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson shares some hard truths about America’s justice system. Stevenson is the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, an Alabama-based group that has won major legal challenges eliminating excessive and unfair sentencing, exonerating innocent prisoners on death row, confronting abuse of the incarcerated and the mentally ill, and aiding children prosecuted as adults.