Dave Strunk
Law, Downstream From Culture

A trial in France recently sent off cultural waves with strong moral and cultural implications. A group of Roma (also known as gypsies) was accused of selling child brides and training them to steal. One of the intriguing aspects of the case was the legal defense offered on behalf of the Roma: they simply were […]

David Hyams
Exposing the Idol of “Tough Guy” Lawyering

Whether from law school, pop culture, or the actual practice, we learn that lawyers are tough, confident, and strong. We are “sharks,” the “hired guns” who will destroy the adversary, get the deal done, make stuff happen. With one dial of the phone, click of the mouse, or swipe on a screen, we can assert […]