Carrie asked about good courtroom novels. I think Scott
Turow's PRESUMED INNOCENT was remarkable. I also recommend
THE JUROR by George Dawes Green, though it is more thriller
and less "legal."
Book for book, the best I've read is Jay Brandon. He was
nominated for an Edgar on FADE THE HEAT, and his quality of
plotting, accuracy, AND style is, I think, second to
I've not read all of her books, but Frances Fyfield also does
a great job of rendering the British system, and Barbara
Parker's first three legal thrillers were terrifically
evocative of Florida's.
Asking forgiveness from those I may have blanked on,
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