After an argument with his wife, Verity, Jason Button threw a stapler which struck her on the face. Is he guilty of violent assault? Or was it just a matter of bad luck? Briefcase, the first book of poetry by Judge and poet John Adams, is a mlange of poems in traditional and experimental forms and other texts: affidavits, police reports, a sudoku puzzle, court transcripts, a menu, wills and commentaries. A disordered novella in legal documents, brutal and amusing by turns, Briefcase superbly explores the role of language as a vessel for truth and an implement of justice.
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