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Summary: Trying to maintain sanity in these insane times, the attorneys of Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart gain a new partner, endure a serial threat against lawyers, and brave a chaotic new world. Diane goes to extremes to deal with a growing threat, her struggling marriage and ever-changing politics. Meanwhile, Lucca, Maia and the firm expertly navigate a crooked cop conspiracy, a high-profile...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2018

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

Summary: "Glenn Close ... commands the courtroom and the screen as win-at-all-costs attourney Patty Hewes, staking out her turf against an ambitious ex-protégée Ellen Parsons ... The former legal allies battle each other in high stakes cases involving ruthless billionaires, government conspiracies, economic crises, multinational corporations and military scandals"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2012

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV DAM

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

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

Clark, Marcia

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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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLA

Fagan, Cary

Summary: "On May 10, 1940, the Nazi Army invaded Belgium, setting into motion the refugee story of Cary Fagan's father, Maurice. Maurice was only 12 at the time, and he and his family had no idea they would never again return to Brussels, the city of his birth. Instead, they would travel through France, Spain, and Portugal, running from war. Every time they thought they might be safe, Maurice would try...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: OwlKids Books Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 FAG

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: Ethically-challenged attorney Alan Shore settles in at a wealthy and powerful legal firm that focuses primarily on civil cases. With some help from veteran attorney Denny Crane, Shore quickly makes his mark winning cases no one would take. In doing so, he develops a rival in his colleague Brad Chase, who has been assigned to the office partly to keep an eye on the increasingly eccentric (and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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Ebadi, Shirin

Summary: "For several years the Iranian government tried everything to silence Shirin Ebadi: They arrested her, bugged her phones, attacked her home, shadowed her everywhere she went, seized her office, and nailed a death threat to her front door. But nothing could stop Ebadi from her work as a human rights lawyer defending women, children, and the persecuted in Iran. After several years of harrassment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EBADI, SHIRIN EBA

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: When a big case is handed to defense attorney Leigh Collier, it could transform her career, if she wins. But when she meets the accused, she knows him. And he knows her. More to the point, he knows all her dark secrets.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Publishing 2021

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC SLA

Zaidi, Mohsin

Summary: A coming of age memoir about growing up queer in a strict Muslim household. Mohsin grew up in a poor pocket of east London, in a devout shia Muslim community. His family were close-knit and religiously conservative. From a young age, Mohsin felt different but in a home where being gay was inconceivable he also felt very alone. Outside of home Mohsin went to a failing inner city school where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ZAIDI, MOHSIN ZAI

Rosen, Richard A.

Summary: Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation's leading African American civil rights attorney. Following passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chambers worked to advance the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's strategic litigation campaign for civil rights, ultimately winning landmark...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of North Carolina Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CHAMBERS, JULIUS ROS

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: Twenty-eight years ago, Charlotte and Samantha Quinn's happy small-town family life was torn apart by a terrifying attack on their family home. It left their mother dead. It left their father--Pikeville's notorious defense attorney--devastated. And it left the family fractured beyond repair, consumed by secrets from that terrible night. Charlie has followed in her father's footsteps to become a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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

Summary: Diane Lockhart tries to figure out whether she can resist a crazy administration without going crazy herself, while Adrian Boseman and Liz Reddick-Lawrence struggle with a new post-factual world where the lawyer who tells the best story triumphs over the lawyer with the best facts. Meanwhile, Lucca Quinn balances a new baby with a new love, and Maia Rindell finds a new Mephistopheles in Roland...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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

Summary: Season four finds Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart navigating a very different landscape. After they lost their biggest client, Chumhum and their founding partner's name was tarnished, Reddick, Boseman & Lockhart were forced to accept an offer by a huge multi-national law firm, STR Laurie, to become a small subsidiary. Suddenly, all of their decisions can be second-guessed by the giant firm that is...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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

Dugoni, Robert

Summary: "Keera Duggan was building a solid reputation as a Seattle prosecutor, until her romantic relationship with a senior colleague ended badly. For the competitive former chess prodigy, returning to her family's failing criminal defense law firm to work for her father is the best shot she has. With the right moves, she hopes to restore the family's reputation, her relationship with her father, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2023

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC DUG

Summary: Diane is forced to question whether it's appropriate for her to help run an African American law firm with Liz when the firm loses two top lawyers. Meanwhile, Marissa and the firm become entangled with Hal Wackner, a regular Chicagoan who decides to open his courtroom in the back of a copy shop.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

Asim, Jabari

Summary: Complemented by black-and-white photos, a young readers' adaptation of the acclaimed memoir by the late civil rights activist recounts her upbringing in Jim Crow-era North Carolina and her fight for equality and justice in America's military environments,churches and courtrooms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Roaring Brook Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 ROU

Carter, Stephen L.

Summary: "She was black and a woman and a prosecutor, a graduate of Smith College and the granddaughter of slaves, as dazzlingly unlikely a combination as one could imagine in the New York of the 1930s--and without the strategy she devised, Lucky Luciano, the most powerful Mafia boss in history, would never have been convicted. When special prosecutor Thomas E. Dewey selected twenty lawyers to help him...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B CARTER CAR

Obama, Michelle

Summary: Protagonista de una vida plena y exitosa, Michelle Obama se ha convertido en una de las mujeres más icónicas y cautivadoras de nuestra era. Como primera dama de los Estados Unidos de América, y primera afroamericana en desempeñar esa función, contribuyó a que la Casa Blanca alcanzara sus mayores cotas de apertura y pluralidad de la historia; se erigió en destacada defensora de las mujeres y las...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Plaza Janés 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 468.4 OBA

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "Mrs. Obama offers readers a series of fresh stories and insightful reflections on change, challenge, and power, including her belief that when we light up for others, we can illuminate the richness and potential of the world around us, discovering deeper truths and new pathways for progress. Drawing from her experiences as a mother, daughter, spouse, friend, and First Lady, she shares the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBA

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 OBAMA, MICHELLE OBA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B OBAMA OBA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Bio Obama

Patterson, James

Summary: Bronx-native Bernard Slotnick's mantra was that everyone deserved a good defense. And he was the best defender out there. A bold strategist in the courtroom, and a doting husband and father of four at home, 'Liberty's Last Champion' proudly stood up for the unpopular and the controversial. Known for his sharp mind (and his sharp suits), Slotnick, anointed the best criminal lawyer in the United...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2021

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 SLOTNICK, BARRY PAT

Slaughter, Karin

Summary: "AN ORDINARY LIFE ... Leigh Collier has worked hard to build what looks like a normal life. She has a good job as a defense attorney, a daughter doing well in school, and even her divorce is relatively civilized-her life is just as unremarkable as she'd always hoped it would be. HIDES A DEVASTATING PAST ... But Leigh's ordinary life masks a childhood which was far from average ... a childhood...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: Playaway Fiction Slaughter 2021

Brown-Nagin, Tomiko

Summary: This biography of the first black woman to argue a case in front of the Supreme Court examines how she played a critical role in vanquishing Jim Crow laws throughout the South.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MOTLEY, CONSTANCE BAKER BRO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B MOTLEY BRO

Glatt, John

Summary: "In Tangled Vines, bestselling true crime author John Glatt reconstructs the rise of the prestigious Murdaugh family and the shocking double murder that led to the downfall of its patriarch, Alex Murdaugh. Among the lush, tree-lined waterways of South Carolina low country, the Murdaugh name means power. A century-old, multimillion-dollar law practice has catapulted the family into incredible...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 GLA

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 GLA

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