Check it Out: The Pelican Brief
Published August 24, 2012
Tags: law library, law school, legal movies
In this movie adaptation of John Grisham’s best-selling novel, Julia Roberts plays a law student who theorizes about the murders of two Supreme Court judges. She writes her theories into a legal brief that she gives to her law professor Thomas Callahan (Sam Shepard). When Callahan, her mentor and lover, is killed, she knows her theory is correct and the only person she can trust is investigative reporter Gray Grantham (Denzel Washington). Check out The Pelican Brief from the law library and watch as this thrilling story unfolds.