September | October 2002
Corporate Affairs: Lincoln Caplan
A PENNY SAVED
By John Swansburg
Disney teaches kids a lesson.
By Susan Benesch
Salvadoran generals on trial. In Florida.
THE DISOBEDIENT DOZEN
By Josh Saunders
Juries that think for themselves.
AFTER THE RAINBOW
By Megan Twohey
Peace, love, and a mess on federal land.
MCGRUFF, THE CRIME-FIGHTING DOG
How not to take a bite out of crime.
By Tom Geoghegan
The untapped promise of the International Criminal Court: It's the perfect forum for trying terrorists.
THE O.J. EFFECT
By Wendy Davis
Since the Simpson trial, juries have been reluctant to acquit celebrities. Michael Skakel found out the hard way that the burden of proof has shifted.
By Victor Peskin
After the genocide, an international tribunal is failing to sort the criminals from the victims. ALSO: Ruti Teitel on National Sovereignty
By Dina Temple-Raston
Rwandan media executives are on trial for inciting genocide. Their case will pressure international courts to crack down on free speech.
KISS & TELL
By Amy Benfer
Prosecutors in California are asking the professionals who treat teenage girls to disregard the confidentiality of patients and help go after statutory rapists.
By Niki Kuckes
The short, unhappy history of how lawyers bill their clients.
THE BLOOD-MONEY MYTH
By Tom Baker
Personal-injury plaintiffs and their lawyers will stop at nothing in their callous pursuit of money. Or so the stereotype goes.
MONSOON IN A TEACUP
By Ratna Kapur
In India, arranged marriages are uncontroversial. In Britain, they're causing a stir.
THE CASE OF THE SWITCHED SUIT
By Lloyd Dangle
SMOG & MIRRORS
By Alec Appelbaum
Corporate lawyers suddenly have a crucial role to play in the effort to thwart climate change.
By Anthony Sebok
In America, legal advocates for slavery reparations are relying on the cold logic of property law, not the moral force of human rights.
ART ON TRIAL: AN ODD BIRD
Stéphanie Giry on the 1927 trial that redefined the meaning of art.
Katherine Marsh on who gets to decide what's kosher.
THE DEMON OF ANDERSONVILLE
Carolyn Kleiner on the Confederate soldier who ran the Civil War's deadliest prison.
WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
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