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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

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

Paley, Rebecca

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. It took a lot of determination, courage, and confidence to become the first woman to be nominated for president by a major political party. A Girl Named Hillary tells of the defining moments that made up her childhood and adolescence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Obama, Michelle

Summary: "This volume for young people is an honest and fascinating account of Michelle Obama's life led by example. She shares her views on how all young people can help themselves as well as help others, no matter their status in life. She asks readers to realize that no one is perfect, and that the process of becoming is what matters, as finding yourself is ever evolving. In telling her story with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2021

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

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

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

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B OBAMA OBA

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

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

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

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: Secretly filmed in Iran by women and men who risked arrest. It is an immersive portrait of the world's most honored human rights activist and political prisoner, attorney Nasrin Sotoudeh, and of Iran's remarkably resilient women's rights movement. In the courts and on the streets, Sotoudeh has long fought for the rights of women, children, religious minorities, journalists, and artists. In the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC NAS

Andrews, Mary Kay

Summary: "When ninety-nine-year-old heiress Josephine Bettendorf Warrick summons attorney Brooke Trappnell to her 20,000 acre barrier island home, Brooke is puzzled. Everybody in the South has heard about the eccentric millionaire mistress of Talisa, but Brooke has never actually met her. Josephine's cryptic note says she wants to discuss an important legal matter, but why enlist Brooke and not the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AND

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION AND

Summary: A stirring look at three women striving to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand. A...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Criterion Collection 2017

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CER
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF CER

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE CER

Patterson, James

Summary: In The 4th of July, after losing one of its own, Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club make a courageous return for their fourth and most chilling case ever--one that could easily be their last. A young girl is killed in crossfire after a routine arrest goes terribly wrong, and Lt. Lindsay Boxer has to defend herself against a charge of police brutality. While awaiting trial, Lindsay...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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

Wechsler, Pamela

Summary: Chief of homicide district attorney Abby Endicott hasn't had the easiest adjustment to normal life. Her wealthy Boston family has cut her off because of her dangerous job, her new apartment with her musician boyfriend Ty is not up to her standards, and her impending position as godmother to her new niece or nephew is overwhelming. However, her personal life is about to be put on hold when the...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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

Liasson, Miranda

Summary: "Gabby Langdon has always tried to make people happy. She even went to law school to please her father, and now she's a highly successful-albeit bored-attorney. But Gabby secretly dreams of being a writer, so for once she does something for herself--she signs up for a writing class taught by best-selling novelist Caden Marshall. There's only one problem: her brooding, sexy professor is a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forever 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIA

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

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

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

Summary: Lucy gets the best Christmas news ever when she learns she's made partner at her law firm. However, when her sister with special needs, Alice, passes away, Lucy must return home to learn the terms of her sister's eccentric will.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CHR

Bunn, T. Davis

Summary: Young line producer Danny Byrd is well-known in Hollywood for being someone who gets things done on time and under budget. But when his reputation takes a beating after his partner-- and former best friend-- makes off with their investors' money, Danny has but one chance to redeem himself and restore his ruined career. LA lawyer Megan Pierce sacrificed years proving herself to bosses only to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Griffin, Laura

Summary: Defense attorney Brynn Holloran is a force to reckon with in the courtroom, but in her personal life she's a mess. When a vicious murderer she prosecuted resurfaces and starts killing everyone who helped put him behind bars, Brynn turns to a private security firm for protection. As Brynn gets involved in the investigation, even the former Secret Service agent assigned to protect her may not be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Griffin 2018

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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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

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