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The Street Lawyer By John Grisham

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Keindra Williams

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Transcript of The Street Lawyer By John Grisham

Author Bio: John Grisham lives with his family in Virgina and MIssissippi. He has written several books including: A Time To Kill, The Frim, The Pelican Breif, The Client, The Chamber, The Rainmaker, The Runaway Jury, The Partner, and The Racketter. Also a large handful of his book have became a motion picture film.
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DeVon Hardy
:The Bum who holds the office hostage
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Michael Brock
: The main Lawyer Character
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Mordecai Green
: The Main Street Lawyer
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Lontae Burton
:
- Alonzo, Dante, Ontario, and Temeko
- Homeless mother and her four kids
Characters
Plot
Ethical Content
"I couldn't help but offer a silent curse or two at the fools who wasted billions each month while people were homeless. How could four innocent children die in the streets, practically in the shadows of the Capitol, because they had no place to live?"

- Evaluating System
- Individual Aspect
- Principle of Utility
- Selfish v. Self Interest
- Consequentialism
- Natural Rights
Settings
- The story is set in New York City.

- Drake and Sweeney Law firm: is the larger firm in the story that Michael originally works for.

- 14th Street Legal Clinic: The law firm Mordecai Green works for to help defend the homeless.

Presented by Keindra Williams
The Street Lawyer By John Grisham
- DeVon Hardy walks into the office and holds the office hostage.
- Because of the events, Michael gets interested in why DeVon held up their office and why they were chosen to be held hostage in the office.
- Michael meets Mordecai
- Micheal discovers a file linking to the death of Lontae Burton and her children
- Michael and Mordecai then take legal action against Drake and Sweeney
Works Cited
Grisham, John. (1998). The Street Lawyer. New York: Doubleday.

M a c Ki n n o n, B a r b a r a. Ethics: Theory and Contemporary Issues,
Concise Edition. Retrieved From http://www.coursesmart.com/9780840032959/firstsection
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