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The Runaway Jury by John Grisham

Read The Runaway Jury online free The Runaway Jury is a legal thriller novel written by American author John Grisham. The hardcover first edition of The Runaway Jury was published by Doubleday Books in 1996. The novel The Runaway Jury was published again in 2003 to coincide with the release of Runaway Jury, a movie adaptation of the novel The Runaway Jury. The third printing bears a movie-themed cover, in place of the covers used on the first and second printings. In 2003, The Runaway Jury was made into a film starring John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman. Wendall Rohr and a legal team of successful tort lawyers have filed suit on behalf of plaintiff Celeste Wood, whose husband died of lung cancer. The trial is to be held in Biloxi, Mississippi, a state thought to have favorable tort laws and sympathetic juries. The defendant is Pynex, a tobacco company. Even before the jury has been sworn in, a stealth juror, Nicholas Easter, has begun to quietly connive behind the scenes, in concert with a mysterious woman known only as Marlee.
Rankin Fitch, a shady 'consultant' who has directed 8 successful trials for the Big Four, has placed a camera in the courtroom, feeding to his office nearby so that the trial can be observed. He has begun to plot many schemes to reach to the jury. He planned to get to Millie Dupree through blackmailing her husband through a tape that has him trying to bribe an official. He reaches to Lonnie Shaver through convincing a company to buy his employer and convince him through orientation. (Summary by Wikipedia)

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