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Diary of a Mad Law Professor

  • June 17, 1999

    Racial Ventriloquism

    I know I’m not supposed to read too much into a movie like Episode I: The Phantom Menace, but when you’re living with a 6-year-old whose entire generation role-plays and reiterates each an

    Patricia J. Williams

  • May 20, 1999

    Smart Bombs

    There was quite an astonishing little item in the paper recently about the sort of thing that makes me glad I grew up in the inner city: i.e., the national proliferation of “assassination games”

    Patricia J. Williams

  • April 21, 1999

    The Trials of the Millennium

    As New York City braces itself for the trials of two sets of police officers accused in the injury of Abner Louima and the death of Amadou Diallo, perhaps it’s time to cull a list of things we ha

    Patricia J. Williams

  • January 21, 1999

    Friends, Romans, Countrymen

    The networks are busy interviewing everyone with a law degree about what to expect from the impeachment trial of President Clinton.

    Patricia J. Williams