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John Grisham hardly needs a publicity boost from the likes of us, but fans of government and politics should be aware that his new novel, The Appeal, is about a case whose outcome is determined by a multi-million dollar campaign to place a friendly figure on the state Supreme Court.
You can read Zach Patton's good piece about the politicization of the bench here.
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