New Book by Kendall Coffey - Spinning the Law

Former U.S. Attorney and nationally recognized legal commentator, Kendall Coffey, gives readers an inside look at some of our nation’s most prolific cases through the eyes of a lawyer.

Online PR News – 04-February-2011 – – In a nation captivated by celebrity courtroom dramas, Kendall Coffey presents a fresh and fascinating look at a number of high-profile celebrity cases and the direct impact the media and public opinion have over the outcome of these cases. He guides readers through a behind-the-scenes tour of some of his most notable trials and presents critical insight and a glimpse inside some of history’s most of famous celebrity cases--including those involving Socrates, Martha Stewart, Joan of Arc, the Lindbergh kidnapping, Gordon “Scooter” Libby, Scott Peterson, Kobe Bryant, Rod Blagojevich, Michael Jackson, OJ Simpson, and more, drawing parallels to current headline cases.

“You’ll never again watch a courtroom drama the same way after reading this book.” Wrote Robin Meade, Bestselling author and anchor of Morning Express with Robin Meade, “This is a fascinating look at some of the most high-profile cases of our time through the eyes of a man who took part in many of them. Kendall Coffey provides a stellar look at why lawyers concentrate on not only what’s going on in the courtroom but also what’s being fed to the court of public opinion.”

Kendall Coffey focuses on dissecting and analyzing various strategies for shaping public opinion and the story conveyed by the media and the role each play in the courtroom. Walking his readers through the art of ‘Spinning Cases’, Coffey, exposes and demystifies legal concepts and their impact on public perception and media interpretation.

With a distinctive combination of depth as a legal practitioner and experience as a media analyst, Kendall Coffey’s Spinning the Law provides an insightful, provocative look at the intersection of mainstream media, public opinion and the law.

Spinning the Law is Kendall Coffey’s second book. His first book titled Florida Foreclosures: Remedies, Defenses, and Lender Liability garnered national recognition, and provides comprehensive coverage of the law as well as the legal strategies for lenders and borrowers embroiled in litigation. Quite some time ago, CNN also published Kendall Coffey’s discussion on The Florida Recount. The book features a detailed examination of foreclosure procedures from the inception of default all the way to the impact of foreclosure appeals by compiling an analysis of the practical consideration, the legal principles and the hundreds of Florida decisions that govern the foreclosure process.

More About Kendall Coffey’s Book
Published by Prometheus Books, Spinning the Law: Trying Cases in the Court of Public Opinion is available at all major book retailers. For more information, please visit

About Kendall Coffey

Kendall Coffey is founding partner of Coffey Burlington PL and the former head of the largest federal prosecutors' offices in America. After serving as a U.S. attorney, Coffey took on numerous high-profile cases, including the case of Elian Gonzalez and the presidential election recount between Gore and Bush in 2000. A regular guest legal analyst and media commentator for CNBC, CNN, FOX, Telemundo, Headline News, and MSNBC, Coffey has appears frequently on nationally televised programs, including The Today Show, Larry King Live, and Good Morning America.