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  • Laura Abel and Philip Gallagher express deep concern about the paucity of funding for the Legal Services Corporation.

    December 20, 1999
  • Legal Times, November 1, 1999

    The Court as a Political Body

    By Mark Kozlowski

    November 1, 1999
  • Daily News

    October 14, 1999

    City Lawyers Let Public Down

    By Matthew Diller

    When the City’s top lawyer met with the Brooklyn Museum’s board to seek a resolution to the emerging controversy, board members found him so threatening that his visit escalated rather than defused the crisis.

    Corporation Council Michael Hess’ actions, which amounted to throwing gasoline on a fire, bring to a head questions about the role of the city’s Law Department.

    October 14, 1999
  • Read why the Supreme Court should uphold contribution limits.

    October 4, 1999
  • Albany Times-Union
    September 9, 1999

    End Political Football With the Poor
    By Deborah Goldberg

    September 9, 1999
  • Presidential candidate George W. Bush has put down $43,500 of the $37 million he has raised to rent a plot of land for a day outside the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. The reason for this astronomical land grab? The Iowa Republican Party is holding a non-

    August 12, 1999
  • Legal Times

    August 9, 1999

    The Soul of an Elected Judge

    By Mark Kozlowski

    The idea of electing judges has an unsettling aspect that is almost self-evident. As Justice John Paul Stevens once said to the American Bar Association, the practice “is comparable to allowing football fans to elect the referees.” The practice is even more problematic when, as in a recent case from Louisiana, the fans occupying the luxury boxes exert a highly disproportionate influence over the electoral results.

    August 9, 1999
  • The announcement that Gov. George W. Bush raised an eye-popping $36.3 million in the first six months of 1999 has raised the question of whether he would forgo public funding and its accompanying voluntary spending limits for the presidential primary seas

    July 13, 1999
  • The Boston Herald

    July 5, 1999

    A Close-Minded Judge is Out of Order

    By Mark Kozlowski

    The race for the Republican presidential nomination is well under way and no one doubts that Texas Gov. George W. Bush is the man to beat. That being the case, the other GOP candidates know that if Governor Bush cannot be knocked off of his pedestal, they better start working on a concession speech and prepare for a farewell appearance on “Larry King Live.”

    July 5, 1999