When her favorite law clerk disappears while working on a secret Justice Department investigation, Associate Supreme Court Justice Mary Margaret Donovan asks for help from her law school classmate,... More > Dr. Michael Malone, the smart -- some might say and smartass -- cardiologist-turned-lawyer who proved his ability to see through smokescreens in Levy's "Chain of Custody."
As Justice Donovan confronts her own divorce, her father's newly diagnosed dementia and tries to navigate her political differences with her increasingly polarized male colleagues, she receives an offer she can't refuse from the President's brother. Madame Justice offers a behind-the-scenes portrait of the hidden dynamics of the U.S. Supreme Court, where privilege, power and ambition sometimes form a volatile mix. When she and Malone uncover information they'd rather not know about the machinations of a national security program reminiscent of current events, they have to decide, who, if anyone, can they trust? The answer will surprise you.< Less