Lawrence Horn, a former record producer and Motown Records executive, is sentenced to life in prison for hiring Detroit-based hit man James Perry to murder his wife, quadriplegic son and the wealthy f... more
amily's overnight nurse at their suburban home in Silver Spring, Maryland. Horn's son is the victim of medical malpractice and as the result of a subsequent lawsuit, has a trust worth nearly $2 million, which his father stands to inherit in the wake of his death. Detectives discovers that Perry used how-to book "Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors" as a guide to execute the murders. The families of the victims go on to file a class-action lawsuit against the Colorado-based publisher Paladin Press. The attorneys representing the families then hire Rodney Smolla, a First Amendment attorney and professor at William & Mary Law School, to consult on the historic case, which takes five years to settle amidst a series of shocking and bizarre developments.
A 26-year-old is a law clerk for an aging Supreme Court justice and also the swing vote on the court. The clerk has three days to save the life of his girlfriend when she's abducted in a plot to sway ... more
Follows two attorneys, fresh out of law school, as they fight an uphill battle to free Debbie Peagler from prison 20 years after she was sentenced to life behind bars for her role in the murder of the... more
Set in Boston, a district attorney's son is accused of killing a classmate. As he tries to clear his boy, the DA discovers many things about his son that he didn't know, including the possibility the ... more
At the end of World War II, Gen. Douglas MacArthur assigns neophyte defense attorney John Skeen to represent Gen. Masaharu Homma, who is accused of organizing the brutal death march in Bataan, Philipp... more
Set in the rough-and-tumble world of early 1930s L.A., the story follows irrepressible defense attorney Perry Mason, as well as features his secretary, Della Street, private investigator Paul Drake an... more
d his longtime courtroom nemesis, Hamilton Burger.
British High Court Judge Fiona Maye is so involved with her cases that she hears that it often strains her marriage. But one case is of particular difficultly — that of a 17-year-old boy who is suff... more
ering from leukemia and does not want to be forced to have possible life-saving blood transfusions because it goes against his religion. The case causes internal turmoil for the wise and compassionate judge who must choose between the bright boy's right to choose and the possibility of a future.
A two-partner Chicago law firm attempts to strike it rich in a class-action lawsuit over a cholesterol reduction drug by a major pharmaceutical drug company. A Harvard Law School grad joins the firm o... more
nly to find himself litigating against his former law firm in this case.
An idealistic public defender discovers a dark secret in the forest near her small South Carolina town. It leads her to turn state's witness against her white supremacist ex-husband and father-in-law ... more