Journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom when she covers a sensational murder trial for the news. She should be thrilled, yet her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. And when Delaney's friends offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret... On trial for murder is Betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has Alzheimer's. When her lawyer urges her to accept a plea bargain, Betsy refuses: she will go to trial to prove her innocence. As the trial unfolds, Delaney is convinced Betsy is not guilty and frantically tries to prove her innocence - before it's too late.
Tom Dunleavy has a one-man law firm in America's wealthiest resort town, legendary East Hampton. But his job barely keeps him afloat. His clients make a living serving the rich, and the billionaires and celebrities swarming the beaches already have lawyers on their payroll. Then a friend of Tom's is arrested for a triple murder near a movie star's mansion. Tom knows in his gut that Dante Halleyville is innocent, and Dante asks Tom to represent him in what could be the trial of the century. Tom recruits Manhattan superlawyer Kate Costello to help. She's a tough hire, because she's his ex-girlfriend, but she agrees. In their search to find who really executed three locals, Tom orchestrates a series of revelations to expose the killer-and what emerges is staggering
The case against Travis Morgan is simple: he walked into his father's house and shot the man at his desk in front of two witnesses. The fact that the murdered man was not his father is immaterial: he still killed a man in cold blood. Travis swears he is innocent. This is the case attorney Barbara Holloway is presented with and the trouble is she believes Travis.
At the Central Criminal Court, an eager crowd awaits the trial of Victoria Lamartine, an active participant in the Resistance during the war. She is now employed at the Family Hotel in Soho, where Major Eric Thoseby has been found murdered. The cause of death? A stabbing reminiscent of techniques developed by the Maquisards. While the crime is committed in England, its roots are buried in a vividly depicted wartime France. Thoseby is believed to have fathered Lamartine's child, and the prosecution insist that his death is revenge for his abandonment of Lamartine and her arrest by the Gestapo. A last-minute change in Lamartine's defence counsel grants solicitor Nap Rumbold just eight days to prove her innocence.
Two sisters on trial for murder. They accuse each other. Who do YOU believe? '911 what's your emergency?' 'My dad's dead. My sister Sofia killed him. She's still in the house. Please send help.' 'My dad's dead. My sister Alexandra killed him. She's still in the house. Please send help.' One of them is a liar and a killer. But which one?
Defense attorney Mickey Haller gets the text, "Call me ASAP - 187," and the California penal code for murder immediately gets his attention. When Mickey learns that the victim was his own former client, a prostitute he thought he had rescued, he knows he is on the hook for this one. He soon finds out that she was back in LA and back in the life. Far from saving her, Mickey may have been the one who put her in danger.
Defense attorney Mickey Haller is pulled over by police, who find the body of a client in the trunk of his Lincoln. Mickey knows he's been framed. Now, he has to figure out who has plotted to destroy his life and why
Documentary filmmaker Riley Vasher convinces the boyfriend of an accused murderer to let her make a documentary about the trial. But as she becomes personally involved in the case, the lines of truth begin to blur.
When Terry Flynt gets the chance to defend a millionaire accused of murder, he knows the case could make his career-but the accused man is Flynt's greatest enemy. Can he defend a man who ruined his life?Terry Flynt is a struggling legal clerk desperately trying to get promoted when he is given the biggest opportunity of his career: to help defend a millionaire accused of murdering a woman in his hotel suite.The only problem is that the accused man, Vernon James, is not only someone he knows but someone he loathes. This case could potentially make Terry's career, but how can he defend a former friend who betrayed him?With the trial date looming, Terry delves deeper into Vernon's life and is forced to confront secrets from their shared past that could have devastating consequences for them both. For years he has wanted to witness Vernon's downfall, but with so much at stake, how can Terry be sure he is guilty? And what choices must he make to ensure that justice is done?