When world-famous law professor Eric Lipton is seen driving away from the home of his horribly mutilated student - and is later caught fleeing the country with the woman's bloody underwear - the case seems open and shut. But ambitious defense attorney Casey Jordan is a master at injecting reasonable doubt into the minds of jurors. Somewhere between legal maneuvering and the letter of the law, however, Casey finds her own doubts rising to the surface - and her life in jeopardy from a remorseless killer!
For Thane Coder, a shot at running one of the richest, most influential corporations in America was an opportunity he couldn't pass up. And with his seductive, savvy wife Jessica showing him the way, his fate was decided.
Jake Carlson, a correspondent for the television news show
American Outrage, inhabits a world of sensational trials and crazed celebrities. One of the nation's top television journalists, he's used to dragging himself through the dirt to get to the truth. When his adopted son, Sam, asks him to use his muckraking talents to find his birth mother, Jake is stunned by the ugly secrets he unearths.
As a child, Jane Redmon heard the name Gleason in hushed whispers around her upstate New York home but never knew why. Now, as a fearless Washington Post reporter digging into a corruption case, she discovers the truth: Twenty years ago, before he became a senator, a young Michael Gleason ruined the career and life of her father, Tom, a public prosecutor on the rise.
When world-famous criminal law professor Eric Lipton is accused in the murder of his young student, he chooses one of his most promising and ambitious former law students, Casey Jordan, to represent him. Now somewhere between the legal maneuvers and the letter of the law, a terrible reversal will take place.