May | June 2002
Legal Affairs: Lincoln Caplan
Web of Words: Anthony Kronman
By Daskha Slater
One viewer, 65 hours of T.V. law.
GOD SAVE THE WIG
By Asha Rangappa
British lawyers fight about their hair.
JUDGE LEE'S COUNTY
By Bill Rankin
Where not to get arrested.
LEGAL AFFAIRS ALL-TIME ALL-STARS
By Ayo Griffin
THE FIRST LADY IS ON TRIAL (for murdering her husband)
By Christopher Buckley
An excerpt from his new satirical novel.
By Jeffrey Rosen
Whats left of Americas lost culture of honor.
GUN BY GUN
By Glenn Harlan Reynolds
The right to bear arms. Seriously.
ONE FELON, NO VOTE?
THEY WERE CREATIVE
By Michael Kupperman
LET THERE BE LAW
By Emily Bazelon
Israel doesnt have a written constitution. Aharon Barak has transformed the countrys supreme court by acting as if it did. And his court has emerged mighty but wounded. Also: Aharon Barak on Judging as a Way of Life
CYBERCRIME: FROM RUSSIA WITH LØPHT
By Brendan I. Koerner
The Russian hacker Alexey Ivanov flew to Seattle for a job interview with a tech company. It turned out to be the FBI.
By Christopher Hawthorne
How rap talks back to the law.
By Benjamin Wittes
Kenneth Starr led a wrongheaded investigation with historic costs because he misunderstood the independent-counsel law. Plus: Starr responds
CHAINS OF COMMAND
By Beth Hillman
The U.S. court-martial constricts the rights of soldiersand that needs to change.
12 SUPER-ANGRY MEN
By R. Sikoryak
By David Luban
Four ways the law keeps poor people from getting heard in court.
By Michael Ignatieff
The United States pick-and-choose approach to human rights is hypocritical. But thats not a good reason to condemn it.
THE SCENT OF FRENCH SCANDAL
David Ignatius on the Elf Aquitaine corruption case that rocked Frances elite. Investigators caught big fishbut the biggest got away.
A DEADLY OMEN IN JAKARTA
Tim Dodd on the assassination of the Indonesian judge who stood up to the family of former dictator Suharto.
THE BOOK OF HARD CASES
Steven Mufson on the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls of Chinese law.
THE LAW STUDENT
The reputations of Norman Rockwell and the legal profession turn upside down.
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