June 13, 2013

“I Place Myself Inside Its Body”

By Natalie Shapero

The era of powdered wigs may have come and gone, but that doesn’t mean you won’t still see costumes at government hearings. In her new book Governing Animals, Kimberley K. Smith […]

November 5, 2010

Empathy and the Jury

By Tamiko Beyer

Eight of us filed back into the courtroom, into the juror’s box and sat down. As everyone else in the room also sat, the judge peered at us over her […]