Jury of One

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Berkley Books, 2005 - Fiction - 423 pages
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Children's rights advocate Shelly Trotter is out of her depth in criminal court, defending a 16 year old accused of killing a cop. She took the case because she has a connection to the kid dating back to his troubled younger days, when the charges were a little less serious - and the stakes a little less high. But as she delves into the murky details of his defence - and his identity - Shelly discovers that she may have an even deeper connection to the young man. He could be her son...

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User Review  - dara85 - LibraryThing

Alex and Ronnie are "brothers" in every sense of the word, but they do not have the same parents. Each of them would do anything for the other. When Alex is accused of shooting a cop, he gets Shelly ... Read full review

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User Review  - dannalora - LibraryThing

Halfway thru this book I would never have given this 4 stars. It seemed that it was just going on and on...but towards the end he throws in this great twist that made everything worth it. Read full review

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David Ellis is an attorney and author. He prosecuted and convicted Governor Rod Blagojevich in the Impeachment trial before the Illinois Senate. He currently serves as Special Counsel to the Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives, and has argued dozens of cases at the trial and appellate levels, specializing in constitutional law. Ellis won the Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best First Novel for Line of Vision. His other novels include Life Sentence, Jury of One, In the Company of Liars, Eye of the Beholder, and the Jason Kolarich series. He has written several books with James Patterson including Guilty Wives, Mistress, Invisible, The Murder House, and The Black Book.

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