Just Mercy (Bryan Stevenson) - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Bryan Stevenson
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“Justice Denied.” This chapter begins with Stevenson revealing that Walter’s appeal was denied, and then describing how he and a new ally (Michael O’Connor, a new attorney in Stevenson’s firm) collected extensive evidence to suggest that Walter was innocent. This evidence included a complete recanting of evidence presented by Ralph Myers, who not only said that he made up everything he said about Walter, and not only detailed the ways that the police and legal team accusing Walter influenced him (Myers), but added that there were other people involved in the death of Vickie Pittman, including law enforcement officials. There are corroborations of this from Karen Kelly, at that point in jail for her role in the Pittman killing, feeling guilty for implicating Walter, and admitting to fond feelings for him. Finally, there were conversations with members of Vickie Pittman...

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