An idealist confronts the cynicism of his less chivalrous law school classmates as he jousts his way through the courts, where his views about the law as an instrument of social justice are greeted with scorn and ridicule among his peers -
Editor’s Note: A fictionalized account of an historical event that took place in 1986 when an idealistic law student appealed a traffic case to the U.S. Supreme Court, this novel presents a real-
These demeaning words found their way into a published opinion, setting off a firestorm in the media, followed by the abrupt resignation of the Chief Justice less than a month later.
Did the uproar lead to the downfall of a Chief Justice?
Perhaps the papers of the Chief Justice will reveal the answer to this and other questions about his tenure but the public will have to wait to find out -