Bryan Stevenson: Being "Tough on Crime" Corrupts Us

Season 6 Episode 621
Aired on 11/01/2015 | CC tv-14
Attorney Bryan Stevenson has devoted his life to defending the people our society tends to ignore. As the founder of the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit law firm in Montgomery, Alabama, Bryan helps those he believes have been unfairly treated by the justice system. Here, watch as Bryan explains why he thinks our quest for a narrow definition of justice has hindered our ability to show mercy and compassion.

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