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Protect and defend : a novel

Author: Richard North Patterson; Patricia Kalember; Books on Tape, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Books on Tape, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A newly elected president faces the unexpected chance to nominate a new chief justice of the Supreme Court. His first choice is a nationally respected Court of Appeals judge, a woman whose nomination faces two serious obstacles: a long-held personal secret; and the prospect that a volatile abortion case -- a trial pitting a 15-year-old girl against her pro-life parents -- will come before the court. And, the Senate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Legal stories
Downloadable audiobooks
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)54816311
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard North Patterson; Patricia Kalember; Books on Tape, Inc.
ISBN: 9781415950579 1415950571
OCLC Number: 213339488
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 20:42:03.
Performer(s): Read by Patricia Kalember.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 297501 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Richard North Patterson.

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A newly elected president faces the unexpected chance to nominate a new chief justice of the Supreme Court. His first choice is a nationally respected Court of Appeals judge, a woman whose nomination faces two serious obstacles: a long-held personal secret; and the prospect that a volatile abortion case -- a trial pitting a 15-year-old girl against her pro-life parents -- will come before the court. And, the Senate majority leader is determined to thwart the president's nominations for reasons that cross the boundary between the political and the personal. These intertwined stories give us the clash of competing political ambitions; the collision of science and culture in the courtroom; and a revelation of both how the judicial system works and how it intersects with politics.

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