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Adler, Stephen A., The Jury, Reason, February 1995.

Abramson, Jeffrey, We the Jury, Reason, February 1995.

Angell, Marcia, Science on Trial, National Review, November 11, 1996.

Banfield, Edward, The Unheavenly City, Reason, December 1998.

Bork, Robert, Slouching Toward Gomorrah, Reason, April 1997.

Bravo, Ellen, and Ellen Cassedy, The 9 to 5 Guide to Combating Sexual Harassment, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Bugliosi, Vincent, Outrage, Wall Street Journal, July 24, 1996.

Carter, Stephen, Reflections of an Affirmative Action Baby, National Review, October 7, 1991.

DeLong, James, Property Matters, Wall Street Journal, April 2, 1997.

Dornstein, Ken, Accidentally, On Purpose, Wall Street Journal, December 20, 1996.

Dworkin, Ronald, Freedom's Law, Baltimore Sun, May 5, 1996.

Epstein, Richard, Forbidden Grounds, Across the Board, October 1992.

Farber, Daniel, and Suzanna Sherry, Beyond all Reason, Wall Street Journal, October 14, 1997.

Galbraith, John Kenneth, The New Industrial State, Reason, December 1998.

Gross, Paul, and Norman Levitt, Higher Superstition: The Academic Left and its Quarrels with Science, Reason, June 1999.

Halbrook, Stephen, Target Switzerland (on Swiss WWII record), Reason, October 1998.

Harr, Jonathan, A Civil Action, Reason, April 1999.

Hodgson, Godfrey, The World Turned Right Side Up, Reason, March 1997.

Howard, Philip K., The Death of Common Sense: How Law Is Suffocating America, Wall Street Journal, March 30, 1995.

Jacobs, Jane, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, Reason, December 1998.

Joel, Lewin G., III, Every Employee’s Guide to the Law, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Kennedy, Robert F., Jr., Crimes Against Nature, New York Post, Oct. 17, 2004.

Koertge, Noretta, ed., A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodern Myths about Science, Reason, June 1999.

Kronman, Anthony, The Lost Lawyer, Across the Board, February 1994.

Larson, E. Richard, Sue Your Boss, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Macaulay, Thomas Babington, History of England and Essays, Reason, August/September 2000.

McWhirter, Darien, Your Rights at Work, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Neely, Richard, The Product Liability Mess, Fortune, May 23, 1988.

Petrocelli, William, and Barbara Kate Repa, Sexual Harassment on the Job, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Phillips, Kevin, The Politics of Rich and Poor, Fortune, July 16, 1990.

Pipes, Richard, Property and Freedom, Wall Street Journal, May 6, 1999.

Rand, Ayn (David Harriman, ed.), Journals of Ayn Rand, Reason, February 1998.

Robertson, Nan, The Girls in the Balcony, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Rothwax, Harold, Guilty: The Collapse of Criminal Justice, Commentary, May 1996.

Sokal, Alan, and Jean Bricmont, Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science, Reason, June 1999.

Stewart, Marcia, and Barbara Kate Repa, Your Rights in the Workplace, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Sullivan, Andrew, Virtually Normal, Reason, January 1996.

Uviller, H. Richard, Virtual Justice, Wall Street Journal, July 24, 1996.

White, Andrew, A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom, Reason, December 1998.

Wilson, James Q., "Moral Judgment: Does the Abuse Excuse Threaten Our Legal System?" Baltimore Sun, May 18, 1997.

Zevnik, Brian, and John Rapoport, The Employee Strikes Back!, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

Zigarelli, Michael A., Can They Do That? A Guide to Your Rights on the Job, Baltimore Sun, February 16, 1997.

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