The whole sad, messy world was on Code Orange alert on the day I left
My son collects my change--the random coins that come from little daily
transactions, the pennies, nickels and dimes that build up in my
"Ask for a lawyer immediately upon your arrest," reads the little
informational card the ACLU hands out to citizens.
I have a friend who is the only black person living in his luxury
cooperative building. A few years back, there was a
When I was in college, I joined a court-watching project in Roxbury,
Massachusetts. We observed criminal trials, then interviewed judges,
lawyers and witnesses.
Dear Dr. Madlaw,
As a newly elected member of Congress, I am appalled at the high cost
of living in Washington. What's a hard-working public servant to do?
Well, the elephant is out of the barn now. Congress is lost and whither
Congress, so will go the courts.