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    Grisham

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    John Grisham once said of his own writing, “I write grab readers. This isn’t serious literature.” (John Grisham CLC, 189) Serious literature or not, Grisham has written nine best-selling novels, many of which were also made into very successful movies. Before starting to write professionally, Grisham was a lawyer in Southhaven, Mississippi, which has provided him with plentiful ideas for legal storylines. In many of his novels, Grisham has on ongoing link of novice lawyers who uncover and overcome

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    The Homeless – Mentally Ill, or Just Lazy?

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    and alcohol addiction? Just who are the homeless? The homeless are a mixture of people with many different problems. Many of them are mentally ill patients released from institutions. Some are single women with children. As John Grisham stated, 40% are substance abusers (Grisham 14). Some of the homeless want and need help, but to others being homeless is a conscious choice. The choices a person makes will largely determine what kind of life he or she has. Outside factors, such as unexpected job

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    Superfund Case Study

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    SuperFund, a client of our accounting firm’s New York office, is considering purchasing a piece of unproven oil and gas property from Mountain Resources, a client of our Denver firm for $42 Million dollars. We know that the value of the land is $9 million and we know that no resources have been found after extensive testing by Mountain Resources, which forced us to advise Mountain Resources to write down the value of the land from $15 million to $9 million. There are many issues that can be recognized

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    A Slight Misunderstanding

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    transforming their brains into those of sixteen-year-olds with its cathode tubes, according to Steven Stark in his essay, “Where The Boys Are.” Next on the list is the task of convincing our youth that “murder is cool and fun,” a statement courtesy of John Grisham’s essay, “Unnatural Killers.” The media is making today’s youth somehow disregard everything they’ve ever heard about it being wrong to kill someone and consult their television for guidance instead! That job can’t be easy! Never having a

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    If we assume the verein is treated as a single law firm, there is a conflict arising out of the representation of Laser’s Edge and current client Gump. First, based on the facts, I am going to assume that verein member MPG is representing Laser’s Edge in the patent litigation against Gump. With this in mind, we have to determine whether our relationship with Gump has terminated after our last representation of the organization three months ago. Our problem here is that there was no express termination

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    The Runaway Jury by John Grisham Takes place in Biloxi, Mississippi. MAIN CHARACTERS Nicholas Easter – (real name is Jeff Kerr) Juror that was a plant on the jury. He and his girlfriend Marlee had money motives. Nicholas molded the jury from day one to vote his way. Marlee – (aka Claire Clement - real name is Gabrielle Brant) Nicholas Easter's accomplice on the outside of the courtroom. Rankin Fitch - Ran the show of high-priced lawyers and consultants for the defendant, Pynex (tobacco

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    John Grisham's A Painted House John Grisham’s book, ‘A Painted House’ places the reader within the walls of a simple home on the cotton fields of rural Arkansas. Within the first few pages, the author’s description of the setting quickly paints a picture of a hard working family and creates a shared concern with the reader about the family’s struggle to meet the basic needs of life. The description of the dusty roads, the unpainted board-sided house, the daily chore requirements and their

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    The King of Torts is a legal novel written by American author John Grisham. In this story Grisham exposes us to a classic story that confirms the old cliche – “What goes around, comes around”, or in other words: a person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person. He emphasizes this principle by handing a gold mine tort case to his main character - a humble lawyer, to soar his ego and see how greed will influence on him. The tale is about Clay Carter, a 31 year-old

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    A Bad Day

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    Carter trudged down the hallway, feeling quite lethargic despite the buzz of energy surrounding him. When he got to where, he could see his locker, he smiled a bit. Leaning up against it holding a large coffee was his girlfriend Lily. She always knew what he needed each day, whether it be a warm comforting hug, something for breakfast on the days he forgot it or like today, a nice mug of coffee. Though they took frequent hiatuses, mostly caused by the jealous accusations of Lily’s best friend Niya

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    My Best Friend

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    When I was in the sixth grade, an event happened where I saw who the person I called my best friend really was for the first time. We hope when the people we trust show their true colors those colors are of beautiful vibrancy. Faith and I were best friends since we first met in park league softball when I was in the second grade. Faith and I were constantly getting in trouble for talking during class. She was easy to talk to and there was never a dull moment, but perhaps the main reason I was friends

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