Civil rights hero Bryan Stevenson gets movie star moment with HBO documentary 'True Justice'

In this LA Times piece, GREJ Director Tanya Coke offers commentary on the importance of Ford Foundation trustee and grantee Bryan Stevenson's work over the years to reimagine the criminal justice system in the U.S. The piece looks at how HBO's new documentary “True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality” showcases Stevenson's extraordinary work, and his life, as one the best-known unknown people shaping American criminal justice law today.

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