Brian Stevenson, a world-renowned civil rights lawyer, is working to release an unjust prisoner.
Destin Daniel Creton Screenwriters:
Destin Daniel Creton, Andrew Lanham A powerful and exciting true story „Just Mercy“ follows the young lawyer Brian Stevenson (Jordan) and his historic battle for justice. After graduating from Harvard, Brian may have chosen a lucrative job. Instead, he went to Alabama to defend the wrongful convicted, with the support of local attorney Eva Ansley (Larson.) One of his first and most inflammatory cases was that of Walter Macmillan (Fox), who pleaded guilty in 1987 is. . died of the notorious murder of an 18-year-old girl, despite the dominance of evidence proving her innocence and the fact that the only evidence against her of a criminal was with the false motive. In the years that followed, Brian found himself in a rapid maze of legal and political maneuvers and an open and blatant racism as he fought for Walter and others like him with the odds and the system against it.