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November | December 2004
United We Fall
Lincoln Caplan


SCENES
Who Needs Keys?
Nicholas Thompson

Happy 789th, Magna Carta
Daniel Brook

Onward, Christian Lawyers
Geoffrey Gagnon

Quick on the Trigger
Wendy Davis

Won't You Be My Neighbor?
Samantha M. Shapiro

THE PRUDENT JURIST
William H. Simon

NUMBERS
Lending a Hand
Do loan repayment programs work?

TERMS OF ART
Revolutionary Spark
Robert L. Tsai
The Supreme Court's fiery rhetoric.

ARGUMENT
Lost in the Political Thicket
Heather Gerken
Something constructive to say about elections.

Playing the Market
Paul Sabin
Free markets don't exist and never could.

Pay Dirt
Dana Mulhauser
What to pay public defenders.



FEATURES
The Epidemic on Aisle 6
By Mark Schone
Busting a record number of methamphetamine labs hasn't rid the Midwest of its latest drug scourge. Now cops want to make it harder to buy cold pills that contain a key meth ingredient. Will the drug lobby let them?

Marxist-Lessigism
By Dan Hunter
Computer users of the world have united behind Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig—and what they're doing is much more important than his critics realize.

Home Is Where the Heart Is*
By Ross Guberman
*Provided your dog's weight does not exceed 30 pounds, your shutters are painted a tasteful hue, and your lawn is in accordance with the standards mandated by the architectural-control committee.



REVIEWS

culture
Wyatt Earp Takes the Stand
Was the quintessential American lawman guilty of manslaughter for his role in the gunfight at the O.K. Corral?
By John Swansburg

academy
Fireside Chat of the Century
A new book argues that America should finally fulfill FDR's promise to guarantee citizens essentials like a home and a job.
By Iain Currie

academy
Against the Law Reviews
Welcome to a world where inexperienced editors make articles about the wrong topics worse.
By Richard A. Posner

academy
Elsewhere
Judges as film critics, the power of saying you're sorry, and other ideas from the nation's law reviews.



STORIES

Don't Drink and Divorce
Nazma Bibi's husband divorced her in a drunken rage. Now his Muslim community won't let them get back together.
By Dan Morrison

Death at Incirlik
The trial of an Air Force wife who killed her husband offers a disturbing glimpse of life on a military outpost.
By Sara Catania

Mind Reader
Larry Farwell thinks he can tell whether you're lying by peering into your brain. But is "brain fingerprinting" a breakthrough or bogus science?
By Sara Solovitch



EXHIBIT
Wreckers

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