When Abe Ringel takes the case of Joe Campbell, the "White Knight" of the New York Knicks who stands accused of rape, he thinks he's found the perfect easy victory to get his career on track. But when Ringel's investigations suggest that Campbell is guilty and dangerous, the defense attorney must confront the conflict between his courtroom responsibilities and his ethics as a human being.
In his astonishing and highly realistic novel, world-famous attorney and scholar Alan Dershowitz journeys into the soul of the law and the mind of the lawyer. The Advocate's Devil offers a rare combination of pulse-pounding courtroom drama and compelling characters, making it a work of great resonance and power.
"A fast moving, emotionally wrenching, authoritative look at the real world of criminal practice." (F. Lee Bailey)