Just Mercy

Just Mercy

Anthony Ray Hinton Character Analysis

Mr. Hinton was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in the 1980’s. He served over 30 years in solitary confinement. Stevenson describes him as “clearly innocent” due to his alibi and the lack of sufficient evidence against him. EJI eventually secures release for Mr. Hinton after representing him for 15 years.
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Anthony Ray Hinton Character Timeline in Just Mercy

The timeline below shows where the character Anthony Ray Hinton appears in Just Mercy. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 16: The Stonecatcher’s Song of Sorrow
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...the 1970’s. Still, individual cases of injustice remain. EJI is unable to secure relief for Anthony Ray Hinton , a “clearly innocent” man who had been on Alabama’s death row for nearly 30... (full context)
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Stevenson returns to Anthony Ray Hinton in Alabama. For fifteen years, the State denied EJI’s requests to reconsider his case following... (full context)