Directed verdict: a novel

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In the face of injustice, one person committed to a holy cause can make a difference. This is the story of how one lawyer, confronted with the martyrdom of a Christian missionary, stands up to injustice despite seemingly insurmountable odds. In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, two American missionaries are targeted by the infamous religious policeuthe Muttawa. The man is tortured and killed; his wife arrested on trumped-up charges before being deported to the U.S. Compelled by the injustice of her plight, young attorney Brad Carson files an unprecedented civil rights suit against Saudi Arabia and the ruthless head of the Muttawa. But the suit unleashes powerful forces that will stop at nothing to vindicate the Arabian kingdom. Witnesses are intimidated and some disappear, jurors are bribed, and a member of Brad's own team may be attempting to sabotage the case. As Brad navigates a maze of treachery and deception, he must gamble his case, his career, and the lives of those he lovesuincluding brilliant co-counsel Leslie Connersuon the ability of his team to bring justice to one family, challenge the religious intolerance of a nation, and alter the course of international law.
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9781578566334
9781581166576
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subject_facet Actions and defenses -- Fiction, Americans -- Saudi Arabia -- Fiction, Christian fiction, Deportation -- Fiction, Electronic books, Legal stories, Missionaries -- Fiction, Missionaries' spouses -- Fiction, Persecution -- Saudi Arabia -- Fiction, Religious tolerance -- Fiction, Saudi Arabia -- Fiction
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