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Author Barnett, Brittany K., author.

Title A knock at midnight : a story of hope, justice, and freedom / Brittany K. Barnett.

Publication Info. New York : Crown, [2020]

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Edition First edition.
Description viii, 321 pages ; 25 cm
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Summary "An urgent call to free those buried alive by America's legal system, and an inspiring true story about unwavering belief in humanity-from a gifted young lawyer and important new voice in the movement to transform the system. Brittany K. Barnett was only a law student when she came across the case that would change her life forever-that of Sharanda Jones, single mother, business owner, and, like Brittany, Black daughter of the rural South. ... But Sharanda's case opened the door to a harrowing journey through the criminal justice system. By day she moved billion-dollar deals, and by night she worked pro bono to free clients in near-hopeless legal battles. Ultimately, her path transformed her understanding of injustice in the courts, of genius languishing behind bars, and the very definition of freedom itself. Brittany's riveting memoir is at once a coming-of-age story and a powerful evocation of what it takes to bring hope and justice to a system built to resist them both"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Barnett, Brittany K.
Jones, Sharanda -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Criminal defense lawyers -- Texas -- Biography.
Prisoners -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Judicial error -- United States.
Clemency -- United States.
ISBN 9781984825780 hardcover
198482578X hardcover

 
    
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