By Kermit Roosevelt
When the scoop broke in regards to the eastern assault on Pearl Harbor, Caswell “Cash” Harrison used to be prepared to drop out of legislation university and sign up for the military… until eventually he flunked the actual. as a substitute, he’s given the chance to function a clerk to perfect courtroom Justice Hugo Black. He and one other clerk stumble onto a very likely large conspiracy geared toward guiding the court’s pursuits, and the situations facing the constitutionality of the criminal camps created to detain Japanese-Americans appear to play a key half. Then Cash’s colleague dies below mysterious situations, and the younger, idealistic legal professional is set to get on the fact. His research will take him from the workplace of J. Edgar Hoover to an internment camp in California, the place he without delay confronts the implications of America’s wartime rules. Kermit Roosevelt combines the momentum of a top-notch criminal mystery with a considerate exam of 1 of the worst civil rights violations in US heritage during this long-awaited follow-up to In the Shadow of the Law.
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