Money! Power! Ambition Gone Awry!
A frank history of the big-time American lawyer.
By Robert W. Gordon
One Stop Law Shop
The land of solicitors and barristers teaches America how a freer market could deliver better legal services.
By Richard A. Epstein
Of the million or more Armenians executed by Ottoman Turks 90 years ago, thousands had insurance from New York Life. A slip-and-fall lawyer uncovered the list of policyholders and, by forcing the company to pay their heirs, gave voice to the victims of genocide.
By Michael Bobelian
Peppered with fear, lust, and awe, the language kids use to describe guns reveals the spell that firearms cast over troubled teens.
By Bernard E. Harcourt
Crusaders In Wingtips
As American courts give more weight to imported precedents, a band of Christian lawyers is going abroad to shape foreign law—before it comes home to hurt their cause.
By Rachel Morris
Children Of The Church
The Catholic rule of celibacy has sown the clergy with hypocrisy—and reaped a fatherless flock.
By Bernice Yeung