Supreme Court Books Forum

Authors talked about their books on the Supreme Court. Speakers included Anthony Franze, author of The Advocate’s Daughter: A Thriller; Irin Carmon, co-author of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgJay Wexler, author of Tuttle in the Balance; Kermit Roosevelt, author of Allegiance: A Novel; David Lat, author of Supreme Ambitions; and Tony Mauro. View the video here

Supreme Court Forum on C-SPAN

Why Do So Many Washington Lawyers Write Fiction?

Finances don’t always keep lawyers in their office chairs. Anthony Franze, author of the Supreme Court thriller The Last Justice, works in the appellate and Supreme Court practice at Arnold & Porter. He writes late at night and on weekends, with a large box fan blocking out the noise of his family. Nonetheless, he says he loves what he’s doing in law and wouldn’t quit. What’s more, he notes, writing about murder in the Supreme Court demands a deep knowledge of that world.

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