Publisher description for Conviction : a novel / Richard North Patterson.


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Fifteen years later, overworked pro bono laywer Teresa Peralta Paget, her husband Chris, and stepson Carlo, a recent Harvard law graduate, become convinced not only that Rennell didn't receive a fair trial but that he may well be innocent. Racing against the clock and facing enormous legal obstacles, Teresa, Chris, and Carlo desperately try to stay Rennell's execution, taking the case all the way to the Supreme Court, and to an enormously moving and powerful conclusion.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Women lawyers Fiction, Judicial error Fiction, Death row inmates Fiction, Attorney and client Fiction, San Francisco (Calif, ) Fiction, Girls Crimes against Fiction