By Peter Murphy

1964 brings clean demanding situations to Ben Schroeder, now a member of chambers headed via Bernard Wesley quality controls. A dating couple were attacked at the banks of the River Ouse close to Ely. the scoop of thrashing, rape and homicide quickly turn into January's sensational headlines. Schroeder is named to help the defence yet lead quality controls, Martin Hardcastle, has a name that is going prior to him. because the strain mounts, speak of alcoholism fills the court with Hardcastle's repeated absences and possible reckless activities risking the aid of his group. And while a surprise choice is made, it really is left to Ben and his colleague, Jess, to house the implications. With the case drawing mass media awareness and public opinion turning opposed to capital punishment, Schroeder needs to once more face the bias, scandal and corruption of the brutal court docket fact and its verdict at the destiny of a man's lifestyles.

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