Book review: Mickey Haller must defend himself in Connelly's stellar 'Law of Innocence'

“The Law of Innocence” by Michael Connelly; Little, Brown (432 pages, $29)———The law of innocence is simple — and complicated — as Michael Connelly shows in his 35th novel: “For every man not guilty of a crime, there is a man out there who is. And to prove true innocence, the guilty man must be found and exposed to the world,” states one character.Sounds easy, but sometimes this isn’t just hard but impossible, as L.A. defense attorney Mickey Haller knows all too well as he proves in Connelly’s stellar “The Law of Innocence,” the sixth time the author has wrapped a novel around this character. …

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