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To Speak for the Dead To Speak for the Dead by Paul Levine
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“I've never been disbarred, committed or convicted of moral turpitude, and the only time I was arrested, it was a case of mistaken identity...I didn't know the guy I hit was a cop.”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead
“I stood there, 220 pounds of ex-football player, ex-public defender, ex-a-lot-of-things, leaning against the faded walnut rail of the witness stand, home to a million sweaty palms. "To Speak for the Dead" (The Jake Lassiter Series) http://tinyurl.com/69eua2t
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“Floating below me were five-hundred-pound wallets with teeth.”
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“fragile”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead
“If they’re still sullen and whiny when they pass nineteen, they probably always will be. Another half century of bitching and moaning about bosses and wives and how the other guys got all the luck. “Riggs. Charlie Riggs.”
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“Granny said. “Only fellow my age I know still got lead in his pencil.”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead
“Straining to appear judicial, he turned toward the jury box. “The jurors shall disregard the last… uh… colloquy between the witness and defense counsel.” Might as well ask the residents of Pompeii to ignore the volcano.”
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“and”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead
“The buzzards congregated around the courthouse and on the upper ledges of the Tuttle Financial Center, where for eighty dollars a square foot, the lawyers, accountants, and bankers expected a better view than bird shit two feet deep. Building management installed sonar devices that supposedly made unfriendly bird sounds. Instead of being frightened, the buzzards were turned on; they tried mating with the sonar boxes.”
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“said. He started packing, dropping a cap and sunglasses”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead
“My desk was covered with little white telephone messages. Office confetti. You think the universe comes to a halt when you are locked into your own little world, but it doesn’t. It goes on whether you’re in trial or at war or under the surgeon’s knife. Or dead.”
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“I’m not saying she’s dumb, but she thinks the Silicon Valley is the space between her tits.”
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“I stored the information for later use. My mind is a warehouse of information like that, bushels of scrap paper filled with notes.”
Paul Levine, To Speak for the Dead

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