Anthony J Franze
Sterling and Ross
February 7, 2012/ ISBN: 9780982139189
by Barbara Buhrer
Shots resonated in the Supreme Court courtroom as a man fired his
gun killing six of the Supreme Court justices. In the ensuing confusion
the assailant escaped.
Why? Is this a protest against a previous Court decision? Is this
an attempt to delay/or influence a pending Court case? Or is this
aimed personally against the Justices or one in particular?
The government's top lawyer in the Supreme Court, Solicitor General
Jefferson McKenna is appointed to investigate the murders. With
the assistance of his deputy Kate Porter he tries to find the answers.
While the Congress decides who the replacements will be. They dig
deep into the private lives of the Justices and into previous cases
of the Court.
Allegations arise questioning McKenna's integrity, accusations
of bribery, and casting doubt that he can conduct an impartial investigation.
The investigation uncovers corruption, deception, and secrets best
The Last Justice is a well written, fast moving, and suspenseful
legal thriller. There are many interesting and fascinating details
about the Supreme Court that adds to the action. The plot is an
intriguing one, giving the reader an inside look at one of our government's