Street Legal: The Betrayal
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Street Legal: The Betrayal

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The year is 1980. Three struggling, ambitious young lawyers set up their own practice. Partner Carrie Barr, fresh from her success defending a drifter charged as the notorious Midnight Strangler, takes on the case of a suave hit man who proves to be far more dangerous — and alluring — than she imagined. Carrie finds herself drawn into a web of terror; a rogue police operat...more
Paperback, 276 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by ECW Press (first published October 21st 1995)
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Set in 1980 in the law firm of Robinovitch, Barr, Barr and Tschobanian, an account of three struggling lawyers. Leon Robinovitch is defending a peddler of hate literature, Chuck Tschobanian a book seller of pornography and Carrie a debonair hit man. The other Barr is Carrie's husband, and that becomes very complicated as well as he represents a woman in her divorce from a very rich man.

Carrie is fresh from her defence of Mr Moodie, an unfortunate man who is down on his luck, as the Midnight Stra...more
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William Deverell was born in 1937 in Regina, Saskatchewan. He put himself through law school by working as a journalist for the Canadian Press, Vancouver Sun, and Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. Deverell served as counsel for over a thousand criminal cases and is a founding director and former president of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association. He created the television series, Street Legal, and has writte...more
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