By David Ellis
At the evening his spouse and youngster daughter died, lawyer Jason Kolarich used to be waiting for a choice from an informant. He blames himself not just for the deaths of his kinfolk, yet for the informant's homicide in addition. Kolarich can't convey again his relatives, yet he can locate the individual that killed the informant. And he discovers that his informant's homicide used to be basically the top of the iceberg-and that exposing the reality will drag him into the struggle of his lifestyles.
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Law and Film. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001. (Published simultaneously as Vol. 28 No. ) Martini, Steve. The Judge. London: Headline Book Publishing, 1996 (ﬁrst pub. 1995). Matthew, Theobald. Forensic Fables by O. London: Butterworths, 1961. Porsdam, Helle. Legally Speaking: Contemporary American Culture and the Law. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1999. 2 LAW AND LITERATURE: LEGAL THRILLERS 37 Posner, Richard A. Law and Literature. Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1998.
Forbids the rich as well as the poor to sleep under bridges, beg in the streets, and to steal bread’ (Anatole France) (Shapiro and Garry 1998: x–xi). Also from 1998 is William Bernhardt’s Legal Briefs: Stories by Today’s Best Thriller Writers. The contributions to this volume were commissioned by the editor. As nine of the eleven stories have 1998 as their copyright date, and as all eleven authors, including the editor, have legal backgrounds, the anthology may be taken as a fairly good indicator of the concerns in the legal area capable of and worthy of transformation into a narrative ﬁctional environment.
Peopling these pages are lawyers, criminal defendants, litigants, clients, judges, police ofﬁcers, jurors, and witnesses. The selections range topically over criminal law, law enforcement, military justice, international law, civil rights, property, wills and estates, contract, marriage, divorce and custody, abortion, and the legal profession (Shapiro and Garry 1998: viii). The editors do not, unlike Gemmette, categorize texts according to the topics set out above, but, like Adams, include excerpts from larger textual 2 LAW AND LITERATURE: LEGAL THRILLERS 25 wholes, and from non-ﬁction as well.