Effat University Library Catalog
Patterson, Richard North.

Protect and defend : a novel / by Richard North Patterson. - New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Ramdom House, 2000. - 591 p. ; 18 cm.

When the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court drops dead following the inauguration, President Kerry Kilcannon selects as a replacement Judge Caroline Masters, a woman who hides a secret that could affect her ruling on a controversial case.



Judges--Selection and appointment--Fiction.
Abortion--Law and legislation--Fiction.
Presidents--United States--Fiction.
Women judges--Fiction.

Political fiction.
Legal stories.

FIC / PAT 2000