|LC control no.||gf2014026406
|Genre/Form term||Legal fiction (Literature)
Law fiction (Literature)
Legal thrillers (Fiction)
|Scope note||Fiction that features the practice of law.
|Found in||Herald, D. Genreflecting, 2006: p. 141 (Legal thrillers are crime stories featuring a lawyer, law student, or judge as the main character. Although they include some detective work, typically these courtroom dramas involve the ingenuity of the attorney in extricating himself or/ herself from a setup or significant legal troubles threatening his or her law firm and personal integrity.)
GSAFD, 2000 (Legal stories: Use for novels that deal with the law, legal procedure, lawyers, judges, etc. UF Courtroom fiction, Courtroom stories.)
LCGFT, Oct. 22, 2014 (Legal films. UF Courtroom films; Law films; Lawyer films; Trial films)