legal thriller

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The legal thriller is a subgenre of thriller and crime fiction in which the major characters are lawyers and their employees. The system of justice itself is always a major part of these works, at times almost functioning as one of the characters. In this way, the legal system provides the framework for the legal thriller much as the system of modern police work does for the police procedural. Usually, crusading lawyers become involved in proving their cases (usually their client's innocence of the crime of which he is accused, or the culpability of a corrupt corporation which has covered up its malfeasance until this point) to such an extent that they imperil their own interpersonal relationships and frequently, their own lives.
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Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer

novel by John Grisham

author: John Grisham

2010

4th of July

book by James Patterson

author: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro

2005

The Loch

book by Steve Alten

author: Steve Alten

2005

The Burden of Proof

novel by Scott Turow

author: Scott Turow

1990

The Racketeer

John Grisham novel

author: John Grisham

2012

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