A mystery thriller about a high-profile First Amendment case.“As eye-opening as it is page-turning, Scott Gerber’s Grisham-style legal thriller takes us behind the scenes of the pornography industry and the judicial system, revealing often-hidden realities of each as well as how they can converge.”—Catharine A. MacKinnon, Elizabeth A. Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan.An explosive novel by a former law clerk to a federal judge, The Law Clerk combines the insider feel of today’s most exciting fiction with insights into one of the most pressing social issues of the day: the impact of pornography.Sam Grimes is heartbroken by a law school romance gone bad. Searching for new horizons, he accepts a prestigious clerkship with a federal judge in Providence, Rhode Island. He quickly finds himself both falling in love with a beautiful young woman he meets at the courthouse and working on the case of the decade in New England: the obscenity trial of Joey Mancini, the son of a Mafia boss. And as Sam is about to find out, one thing has everything to do with the other.