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March | April 2005
Advice for Counsel
Lincoln Caplan


An Academic Auction
Seat in Con Law with Levinson. Bid Now!!!
By David Bitkower

Job Fair
Diversity, brought to you by DuPont.
By Dana Mulhauser

The Mobile Law Office
It doesn't chase ambulances. Honest.
By Margot Sanger-Katz

Self-Adhesive Salvation
A mailroom with a mission.
By Nicholas Hengen

Domesticated Disputes
Sandy Toye's pet practice.
By Dashka Slater

the prudent jurist
How do you stop frivolous lawsuits?
By William H. Simon

The Perfect Pill
A small innovation that transformed corporate takeovers.
By Len Costa

The Corporate Tax Is Dying!
Time to (carefully) bid it farewell.
By Maya MacGuineas

The Secret Posse
Behind the veil of national security, information warfare is eclipsing the difference between military and domestic affairs.
By Geoffrey Klingsporn

Insult to Injury
Servicemen and women disabled in the line of duty trust the government will provide for them. But many return home to find themselves facing a new enemy: the Department of Veterans Affairs.
By Reynolds Holding

Hail To The Chief?
Has William Rehnquist humbly served the law or arrogantly grabbed power for the court? Two former Supreme Court clerks take sides on the chief justice's legacy.
By Richard W. Garnett and By Kermit Roosevelt
Plus: Mark Tushnet examines 10 years of alliances on the court.

The Mine Line
Divvying up diamonds in the Canadian Arctic.
By Geoffrey Gagnon

How The West Was Lost
The people of Portland, Oregon were once the country's fiercest anti-sprawl crusaders: How were they convinced to give up the fight?
By Daniel Brook

Saving The Race
In 1940, Thurgood Marshall defended a black chauffeur charged with raping his white mistress—and exposed the racism of the North.
By Daniel J. Sharfstein

A Crime With A Name
Most people think the atrocities in Burma should not be called genocide. Guy Horton is on a quest to prove them wrong.
By Nicholas Thompson

Pop Con
Legal academics argue that the people should control the courts. But the people don't want to.
By David A. Strauss

Lawyers, Unite
Jennifer Gordon, Esq., fought for immigrants, but she isn't sure lawyers are a force for good.
By Scott Cummings & Ingrid Eagly

Law professors footnote their alpacas—and other happenings in the nation's law reviews.

America the Mercurial
A new theory predicts when countries will honor their international obligations. Guess who doesn't fit the model.
By Michael Ignatieff

Asking for Trouble
Why the counterterrorism at Guantánamo Bay has been counterproductive.
By Phillip Carter

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