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Summary: On any single day, Cleaver Greene is described as many things: to jurors he is hilarious, but to must judges he is an outrage. To the tax office, he is a defendant; to a certain brothel owner, a legend; and to his former cocaine dealer, a tragic loss. His favorite clients are those that appear to be hopelessly guilty. Despite his faults, Greene's wit and charm have won him hordes of female...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2017

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAK

Summary: Will Burton is a junior barrister of peerless intellect and winning charm, who specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners. Much to the aggravation of his courtroom rival, Maggie Gardner, Will has never lost a case. His talents acquit serial killer Liam Foyle of murder, and it is only a matter of time until Foyle kills again.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ESC

Dunn, Casey

Summary: "On a run through the woods outside her north Georgia hometown, defense attorney Ama Chaplin encounters a mysterious hiker and recognizes him, too late, as a sociopath she successfully defended when he was a teenager. In the intervening seventeen years, Ama changed her name and moved to Atlanta, anxious to put her past behind her. Michael Walton, her young client, grew into a ruthless and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Crime 2020

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DUN

Clark, Marcia

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "A murder investigation draws firebrand attorney Samantha Brinkman into her boyfriend's past in this novel of high-risk suspense by bestselling author Marcia Clark. When it comes to relationships and self-preservation, defense attorney Samantha Brinkman has always been cut and run. But it's different with her new lover, Niko, an ambitious and globally famous entrepreneur. Sam is putting her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2020

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "A woman stumbles onto a dark road in rural Oregon -- tortured, battered, and bound. She tells a horrific story about being kidnapped, then tortured, until she finally managed to escape. She was the lucky one -- two other women, bearing similar burns and bruises, were found dead. The surviving victim identifies the house where she was held captive, and the owner, Alex Mason, a prominent local...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2018

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC MAR

Summary: Set in 1932 Los Angeles, this series will focus on the origin story of famed defense lawyer Perry Mason, based on characters from Erle Stanley Gardner's novels.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV PER

Summary: Martha Costello (Maxine Peake, The Village) returns to Shoe Lane Chambers having earned "silk." Now as a new member of the Queen's Counsel, Martha finds the stakes higher than ever as she faces Shoe Lane's newest prosecution barrister. As the pressure rises, so does the romantic tension between her and fellow barrister, Clive Reader (Rupert Penry-Jones, MI5). Meanwhile, Senior Clerk Billy Lamb...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIL

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: Robin Lockwood is a young criminal defense attorney and partner in a prominent law firm. She joined the firm of legal legend Regina Barrister not long before Regina was forced into retirement by Alzheimer's. One of Regina's former clients, Robert Chesterfield, shows up with an odd request: he's seeking help in acquiring patent protection for an illusion. Chesterfield is a professional magician...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAR

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "Robin Lockwood is a young criminal defense attorney and partner in a prominent law firm in Portland, Oregon. A former MMA fighter and Yale Law graduate, she joined the firm of legal legend Regina Barrister not long before Regina was forced into retirement by early onset Alzheimer's. One of Regina's former clients, Robert Chesterfield, shows up in the law office with an odd request-he's seeking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2020

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC MAR

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Summary: Cleaver makes a bitter enemy of the powerful new Attorney General, Cal McGregor, when Cleaver is caught having an affair with his wife. Cleaver's paramour, Missy, causes a scandal with a memoir about her life as a prostitute, and his best friend's wife, Scarlet, can't forgive Cleaver for the damage he caused to her marriage. Cleaver's legal career is just as hectic as his personal life as he...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAK

Burke, Alafair

Summary: When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters--one the victim's widow, the other his ex-wife--navigate long-standing resentments to uncover devastating family secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Grisham, John

Summary: "On the right side of the law. Sort of. Sebastian Rudd is not your typical street lawyer. He works out of a customized bulletproof van, complete with Wi-Fi, a bar, a small fridge, fine leather chairs, a hidden gun compartment, and a heavily armed driver. He has no firm, no partners, no associates, and only one employee, his driver, who's also his bodyguard, law clerk, confidant, and golf caddy....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC GRI

Turow, Scott

Summary: Alejandro "Sandy" Stern, a brilliant defense lawyer ready to retire, is pulled back to the courtroom when an old friend faces criminal charges. But his belief in the power of the judicial system will face a final, terrible test.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

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Summary: Cleaver languishes in jail, facing the consequences of his crimes and misbehaviors, while he awaits the outcome of his appeal. When the conviction is quashed at last, he discovers his world has grown even more chaotic in his absence. The proliferation of Royal Commissions, inquiries and corruption trials requires so many barristers, even Cleaver can find work. Of course, Cleaver being Cleaver,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV RAK

Summary: "Maxine Peake returns as QC Martha Costello who, one year into being a member of the Queen's Counsel, is busier than ever. Sparks continue to fly between Martha and fellow QC Clive Reader. Can they keep their relationship professional? Will an Exciting job opening tear the team of barristers apart? Rivalries sizzle and passions flare in the gripping third season of Silk"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Burke, Alafair

Summary: "When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters--one the dead man's widow, the other his ex--must set aside mistrust and old resentments. but can they escape their past? Though Chloe was the younger of the two Taylor sisters, she always seemed to be in charge. She was the honor roll student with big dreams and an even bigger work ethic. Nicky was always restless. and more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M BUR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY BUR

Connelly, Michael

Summary: "On the night he celebrates a big win, defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a former client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Haller is immediately charged with murder, and he can't post the exorbitant $5 million bail slapped on him by a vindictive judge. Mickey elects to represent himself and is forced to mount his defense from his jail cell in the Twin...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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Dorn, Anna

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Summary: "In the tradition of How to Murder Your Life, a young woman's witty memoir demystifying law school and lawyers through tales of her own badness, the badness of her peers, and the badness of the law in general"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group, Inc. 2021

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Margolin, Phillip

Summary: " Joe Lattimore, homeless and trying desperately to provide for his young family, agrees to fight in a no-holds-barred illegal boxing match, only to have his opponent die. Lattimore now finds himself at the mercy of the fight's organizers who blackmail him into burglarizing a house. However, when he breaks in, he finds a murdered woman on the floor and the police have received an anonymous tip...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2021

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1 available in New Large Print, Call number: LP FIC MAR

Picoult, Jodi

Summary: "A woman and her husband admitted to a hospital to have a baby requests that their nurse be reassigned - they are white supremacists and don't want Ruth, who is black, to touch their baby. The hospital complies, but the baby later goes into cardiac distress when Ruth is on duty. She hesitates before rushing in to perform CPR. When her indecision ends in tragedy, Ruth finds herself on trial,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press Large Print 2016

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PIC

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PIC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Picoult 2016

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "Joe Lattimore, homeless and trying desperately to provide for his young family, agrees to fight in a no-holds-barred fight, only to have his opponent die. Lattimore now finds himself at the mercy of the fight's organizers who blackmail him into burglarizing a house. When he breaks in he finds a murdered woman on the floor-- and the police have received an anonymous tip naming him for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

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2 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR
2 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Summary: The final season tackles the contentious world of politics, with disbarred lawyer Cleaver Greene having won an Australian Senate seat on a campaign promise to do nothing. But even Cleaver's low expectations fall short, as he contends with a right-wing nemesis, a noxious gas attack believed to be the work of terrorists, and a disastrous visit from the US defense secretary. Can Cleaver...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: Martha Costello is a brilliant, passionate defense barrister with a reputation for defending the poor and downtrodden. She is about to embark on the next step of her career and apply to be a member of the highly prestigious Queen's Counsel. But she's not the only one at her chambers applying. Joining Martha is Clive Reader - charming and ruthless, funny, gifted, and dangerous. Only one is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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2 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIL

Grisham, John

2 holds on 26 copies

Summary: Court-appointed lawyer Jake Brigance puts his career, his financial security, and the safety of his family on the line to defend a sixteen-year-old suspect who is accused of killing a local deputy and is facing the death penalty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

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