By Tim Green
In bestselling writer Tim Green's most up-to-date mystery, Casey Jordan returns-seeking justice in a small city riddled with . . .
Casey is relying on an open-and-shut case, a yes good fortune for her first attempt with the liberty venture, the popular charity staff devoted to supporting exonerate wrongfully convicted prisoners. not just is the liberty undertaking giving Casey the opportunity to assist blameless humans, yet its founder, Robert Graham, is providing Casey a one-million-dollar annual pledge to her criminal health facility for taking up simply jobs a yr.
Her first task is to restore the case of Dwayne Hubbard, an indigent black guy serving a lifestyles sentence for the rape and homicide of a school pupil seventeen years in the past. utilizing DNA proof, Casey expects to simply turn out Hubbard's innocence. but whilst she arrives in rural Auburn, long island, she meets instant and competitive resistance.
Tormented by means of dying threats and assassination makes an attempt, Casey investigates a prosecution it seems that rife with lies. From the pass judgement on, the legal professionals, the jury, to the police, she lines an online of corruption surrounding the destruction of 1 younger guy. yet in all of the chaos, Casey's toughest problem might be simply staying alive.
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The flame flickered out when the battleship maneuvered toward the bench and asked the judge if she could redirect the witness. “You did damn good,” Dwayne whispered to Potter as the defense lawyer sat and slouched down low, still fuming. ” “Piddling,” Potter said, snatching up his pen and resuming his doodles. Soon the image of the district attorney took shape, but instead of the dark serious suit, she wore a bikini made out of animal skins. Dwayne rumpled his brow but didn’t ask more because the DA had begun to speak.
He asked, smearing the smile off the plate’s face. ” “The ones that aren’t deserve attention,” she said. “It’s not too far from what I do, giving people a chance in a legal system that’s rigged for the rich, but why me? ” “Part of it is to give back,” he said. “I’m making the Project a top priority in my philanthropic portfolio. Part of it is good business, too. I’ll be honest. There’s a deal behind everything I do. I think we need someone with your profile. People like a celebrity. My million-dollar annuity for your clinic will pay for itself with the publicity you’ll bring to the Freedom Project.
Things around here usually move like molasses on ice,” Graham said, dipping a chip in some salsa and waving it at Barrone. “But Marty’s a fourth-generation lawyer in this town and his uncle ran Judge Kollar’s first campaign. It’s not a silver bullet, but he’ll be able to push things along for us. ” Casey asked. ” “I had some of the staff lawyers from the Project put all that together,” Graham said. ” “I got a B in Civil Procedure,” Marty said, raising his head up. “Okay. ” Marty dropped his head.
False Convictions by Tim Green