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September | October 2003
The IG: Lincoln Caplan


SCENES
Mock Trial's Big Dance
By Brian Montopoli
Tennessee tries to repeat as national champions.

Pete Rose's Mock Trial
By Joshua David Mann
ESPN takes baseball's career hit leader to court.

Sue Yourself
By Dashka Slater
How to practice law without a lawyer.

To Be Continued
By Sam Goodstein
Stall tactics for hire in Texas courtrooms.

No Boundaries
By Tyler Maroney
A New Jersey town's Jewish Question.

THE PRUDENT JURIST
Was it ethical for Richard Jaffe to defend Eric Rudolph on the Today Show?

CASES & CONTROVERSIES
A no-fly list, ads and addiction, and the treaty of the swan.

TERMS OF ART
Stock Phrase
By Len Costa
Wall Street analysts don't fess up to their bad behavior, they "neither admit nor deny" it.

ARGUMENT
A Viable Solution
By Jeffrey Rosen
Why it makes sense to permit abortions and punish those who kill fetuses.



SEX AND THE LAW
The Practitioner
By Benjamin Smith
Linda Fairstein changed the way rape is prosecuted. But will she be remembered for her pragmatism or her bad publicity?

The Real Harm
By Gabrielle S. Friedman
Sexual harassment law should fight discrimination, not regulate desire.

Standard Bearer
By Fred Strebeigh
Long before she joined the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg challenged it to treat gender like race.
PLUS: A BIGGER TENT BY KATHARINE MIESZKOWSKI

Profiling's Gender Gap
By Daniel Brook
If a woman can do anything a man can do, doesn't that include terrorism?
PLUS: COMING OUT TO AMERICA BY TYLER MARONEY

The Love Charm
A Story by Eugene Volokh

DISCLOSURES
ex offender By Robert J.
in defense of prostitution By Heidi Fleiss
my gay divorce By Laurie Essig



REVIEWS

academy
Root Causes
Turn-of-the-century Chicago had a radical idea: Don't just punish crime, but reform criminals and the society that produced them.
By Adam Cohen

practice
The Quest to Be Called a Tribe
The lure of casinos has raised the stakes for federal recognition.
By Michael Nelson

academy
Elsewhere
Gun control statistics fall on deaf ears, canine courts, and other ideas from the nation's law reviews.



STORIES

Marshall's Law
Burke Marshall deserves credit for ensuring the passage of Kennedy's Civil Rights Act of 1964, but the reticent antitrust lawyer never took it.
By Diane McWhorter

Passing Fancy
In the Jim Crow South, courts understood that rigidly enforcing the rules against mixed marriage would have been a disaster—for whites.
By Daniel J. Sharfstein

Cleaning House
Sierra Leone's war crimes tribunal defied history by going after the victors, not just the losers, in the country's civil war.
By Eric Pape



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