Jerri Blair took much of the plot line of this book from her own experience in 1989 of taking a fifteen year old girl from the trial court to the United States Supreme Court in a quest to allow her to exercise her fundamental privacy rights.
Choices: Volume II of the Lincoln County Law Trilogy by Jerri Blair
Attorney J.T. Lockman faces the challenge of a lifetime when he’s appointed to enforce a teenager’s fundamental privacy rights while also representing a prominent man charged with murdering his gay lover in a rural county where these are taboo issues. He must face his own prejudices as his case progress through the judicial system in a wave of publicity like none the county has ever seen. When he finally sees things as they really are, he comes to understand the choices that matter and the choices that don’t exist.
This novel takes the reader on a journey through the judicial system at every level. Intersecting cases in the criminal and civil trial and appellate courts impact each other in a dramatic way that leads to a suspenseful climax. What’s happened in the courtroom could change Lockman’s life forever.
About the author, Jerri Blair:
From the author:
I took much of the plot line of this book from my own experience in 1989 of taking a fifteen year old girl from the trial court to the United States Supreme Court in a quest to allow her to exercise her fundamental privacy rights. Florida had just passed a judicial bypass law that allowed underage girls to seek an abortion without parental consent if they could show they were mature enough to make the decision. The trial judge appointed an attorney for the girl and an attorney for the fetus, and the trek through the appellate system ensued. I had Wof Blitzer parked in a motor home in my parking lot and all of the networks, newspapers, and magazines from around the world calling hourly for updates. The excitement of that event in my life is captured in the book.