Presumed Innocent (Kindle County Legal Thriller, #1) ~ Scott Turow ~ Rusty Sabich is chief deputy prosecuting attorney in a large mid-western city. His boss is in the midst of a bitter campaign for re-election. A fellow prosecuting attorney, Carolyn Polhemus, has been brutally murdered. Rusty is handling the investigation-- and he needs results. Before election day. Before his illicit affair with Carolyn is uncovered.
"Presumed Innocent" (dir. Alan J. Pakula, 1990) --- Chicago prosecutor Rusty Sabich (Harrison Ford) is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of a beautiful co-worker (Greta Scacchi). But when his fingerprints turn up at the scene, he's forced to admit he was having an affair with her. Now the prime suspect, Sabich enlists a former rival (Raul Julia) to mount his defense. Brian Dennehy and Bonnie Bedelia co-star in this thriller.