Great Legal Thrillers – Avalon Library Bookends

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Philadelphia

When a man with HIV is fired by his law firm because of his condition, he hires a homophobic small time lawyer as the only willing advocate for a wrongful dismissal suit.

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Witness for the Prosecution

A veteran British barrister must defend his client in a murder trial that has surprise after surprise.

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Erin Brockovich

An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city’s water supply.

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JFK

New Orleans District Attorney Jim Garrison discovers there’s more to the Kennedy assassination than the official story.

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A Few Good Men

Neo military lawyer Kaffee defends Marines accused of murder; they contend they were acting under orders.

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The Lincoln Lawyer

Mick Haller is a defense lawyer who works out of his Lincoln. When a wealthy Realtor is accused of assaulting a prostitute, Haller is asked to defend him. The man claims that the woman is trying to get some money out of him. But when Haller looks at the evidence against him, he learns that this case might be linked to an old case of his.

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Kramer vs Kramer

Ted Kramer’s wife leaves her husband, allowing for a lost bond to be rediscovered between Ted and his son, Billy. But a heated custody battle ensues over the divorced couple’s son, deepening the wounds left by the separation.

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Lincoln

As the War continues to rage, America’s president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.

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Dead Man Walking

A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim’s families.

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Runaway Jury

A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer.

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About Avalon Free Public Library

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