A civil action
"The legal thriller of the decade." --Cleveland Plain Dealer
Now a Major Motion Picture!
In this true story of an epic courtroom showdown, two of the nation's largest corporations stand accused of causing the deaths of children. Representing the bereaved parents, the unlikeliest of heroes emerges: a young, flamboyant Porsche-driving lawyer who hopes to win millions of dollars and ends up nearly losing everything, including his sanity. A searing, compelling tale of a legal system gone awry--one in which greed and power fight an unending struggle against justice--A Civil Action is also the story of how one determined man can ultimately make a difference. With an unstoppable narrative power, it is an unforgettable reading experience.
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Account of how justice is often unfair. A lawyer fights big business over water quality. Good story of how one man can make a difference.
Review: A Civil ActionUser Review - Goodreads
Excellent book. Demonstrates how the legal system is stacked in favor of corporations, who can hire dozens of lawyers and stall / delay by endless legal manuevering until - years later - any court ...
A Civil Action: a gripping and compelling read. (A review). By Charles C. Ryan ... And your only option is to bring a civil action against the firm. ...
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A Civil Action, Harr, Jonathan Harr, Paperback, Vintage Series, First Vintage Books Edition, 1, Book, ISBN: 0679772677, Science, Courts & Trial Practice, ...
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Vintage Catalog | A Civil Action by Jonathan Harr
A Civil Action reads like a fast-paced legal thriller and brilliantly captures ... In a trial like the one described in A Civil Action, rhetoric plays an ...
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Carpe Datum: A Civil Action
While writing yesterday's review, I realized I never reviewed Jonathan Harr's excellent book, "A Civil Action." To me, this is the model on which other ...
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Jonathan Harr A Civil Action Reviewed by Rick Kleffel
In 'A Civil Action' Jonathan Harr follows one important lawsuit, from conception to conclusion, in a detailed and fascinating history that stretches over ...
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Jonathan Harr's A Civil Action: As Only A Lawyer Could Read It
Regardless of one's view of Schlichtmann, A Civil Action reads like a modern-day ... In a sense, the case which becomes A Civil Action begins its tortuous ...
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A Civil Action' Wins Critics' Award - New York Times
A Civil Action," Jonathan Harr's account of a legal battle between a group of Massachusetts families and two large corporations, was named the best ...
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OJPCR 1.5 -- A Civil Action
Jonathan Harr's book, A Civil Action, is a fine example of how structural violence operates. In short, the nonfiction book is the story of an elite, ...
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Brian Aldrich: A Civil Action (1998) - Steven Zaillian - Jonathan Harr
A CIVIL ACTION. Screenplay by Steven Zaillian, based on the book by Jonathan Harr. Synopsis by Brian Aldrich. Boston lawyer JAN SCHLICHTMANN is not an ...
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Jonathan Harr talks about "A Civil Action"
A Civil Action (Random House, 492 pages, $25), to be published on September 8, is a magnificent achievement, a nonfiction novel of the first order. ...
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