Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt

A "Christian Science Monitor" Best Book of the YearWinner of the Philadelphia Athenaeum Literary Award"In the Shadow of the Law" is the story of Morgan Siler, a powerful Washington, D.C., law firm that has transformed itself from a traditional practice serving those most in need into a shrewd giant serving the interests of the wealthy. Through the intertwined stories of a pro bono murder case and a class action lawsuit brought against a large chemical company, we meet the fascinating, engaging, and conflicted characters that make up this world: Mark Clayton, the rookie; Walker Eliot, the prodigy; Katja Phillips, the idealist; and Harold Fineman, the brilliant and burned-out partner, leader of the chemical company's defense team. With a thorny and breathtakingly paced narrative, "In the Shadow of the Law" marks the arrival of a writer who "stakes a firm claim to the literary territory of Scott Turow" ("The Times-Picayune, " New Orleans).

Buy In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780312425883
ISBN-10: 0312425880
Format: Paperback / softback
(216mm x 140mm x 30mm)
Pages: 464
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt

Book Reviews - In the Shadow of the Law by Kermit Roosevelt

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about In the Shadow of the Law book by Kermit Roosevelt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Kermit Roosevelt

Kermit Roosevelt is an assistant professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Having worked at law firms in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Chicago, Roosevelt is a former clerk to a U.S. Supreme Court justice, a graduate of Yale Law School, and a member of the Human Rights Advisory Board of Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. He lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Books By Kermit Roosevelt

Supremely Partisan by Kermit Roosevelt
Hardback, September 2016
$48.78
Allegiance by Kermit Roosevelt
Hardback, September 2015
$48.69
Myth of Judicial Activism by Kermit Roosevelt
Paperback, January 2008
$35.99