Tuesday TED Talk: Bryan Stevenson talks about us not talking about injustice

Bryan Stevenson Equal Justice InitiativeBryan Stevenson is a public-interest lawyer who has dedicated his career to helping the poor, the incarcerated and the condemned. He’s 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. One recent victory: A ban on life imprisonment without parole sentences imposed on children convicted of most crimes in the United States.

In this talk, given at TED in March 2012, Stevenson addresses some of the hard truths about the American justice system.

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