Anthony J. Franze is a lawyer in the Appellate and Supreme Court practice at a large Washington, D.C. law firm. In addition to his law practice, he is an adjunct professor of law, teaching courses in Federal Courts and Appellate Practice. Franze is a graduate of Notre Dame Law School and the author of numerous scholarly works. He lives in the D.C. area with his wife and three children. THE LAST JUSTICE is his first novel.