The Court

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St. Martin's Press, Dec 15, 1999 - Fiction - 384 pages
6 Reviews
Nine Supreme Court judges will soon decide four history-making cases. Eight of them will split along party lines four to four. The ninth judge, holding the swing vote, will tip the scales of justice. He's a good man, a fine man, and, unknown to nearly everyone, a dying man-barely kept alive by machines in a very private hospital.

High-powered Washington attorney Jerry Green is one of the privileged few who discovers American justice rides on the rise and fall of a respirator. Now he's been called by the President himself to do something about it. It's a hunt for truth that will arouse his darkest suspicions...force him to make a shocking choice...and save the legitimacy of American justice. Or shatter it forever...

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Review: The Court (Charley Sloan #4)

User Review  - Skippy - Goodreads

I love novels about the law the especially about the court system and the supreme court. While I finally got through it, I was very displeased with the ending, as well as, the writing was not the best. I definitely wanted more from this author, but never got it, and kept reading to think I woudl. Read full review

Review: The Court (Charley Sloan #4)

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

This book started fast and then became bogged down with several different story lines with no conclusion to any of them. I am sure that the procedures of how the courts and how the judges are selected are pretty accurate, and if so, it is ugly. Read full review

About the author (1999)

William J. Coughlin, a former defense attorney and judge in Detroit for twenty years, was the author of sixteen novels. He lived in Grosse Point Woods, Michigan, with his wife, Ruth, an author and book critic.

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