Theodore Boone: the Accused

The Accused. by John Grisham - John Grisham This is the third installment in the 'Theodore Boone' series. It begins with a reference to a murder case and trial that is a carryover from Book 1 -- 'Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer'. It addresses the issue of presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law. In parallel to this, young Theodore is accused of a crime which he insists he did not commit, but all the clues point to him. For the younger audience, for whom this series is targeted, it is a very good introduction and lesson to government and law, told in a form of a story. As always, for young or adult readers, Grisham delivers yet another legal thriller.