- April 22, 2002 | Feature
- Street Fight
As the left tries to assault Rudy's legacy on crime, the Manhattan Institute strikes back.
- April 5, 1999 | Feature
- High Caliber Justice
For more than 32 years, activist federal judge Jack Weinstein has used his Brooklyn courtroom as a cauldron for landmark cases, from Agent Orange to last month's trial finding manufacturers liable for illegal handgun sales. His justice may be blind, but it's not mute.
- July 26, 1999 | Feature
- Return Fire
The Brooklyn gun-case lawyers take aim again -- as NAACP sharpshooters.
- June 3, 2002 | Class Action
- Levy Takes Finals
Schools chancellor Harold Levy came in as the consummate manager; he'll probably depart as martyred by the job as any of his predecessors.
- March 22, 2004 | Class Action
- On the Lam
The mayor wanted basic change in the schools, and Diana Lam provided it—until unsavory tactics proved her undoing. Where does the chancellor turn now?
- May 3, 1999 | Class Action
- Tutoring Tycoons
With the Principal for a Day program -- and a lot of friendly strong-arming -- Lisa Belzberg is getting the power elite to do its public-school work.
- March 1, 2004 | Class Action
- Contract Sport
With his plan to reinvent the teachers’ contract, Mike Bloomberg touched off Round Two in the fight for the soul of the city’s schools.
- June 28, 2004 | Class Action
- Students of Summer
Why Bloomberg’s social-promotion ban’s bark is worse than its bite.
- May 3, 2004 | Class Action
- Mr. Ed
One man—Mayor Bloomberg—now controls New York’s vast education system. So why do some educators long for a return to the old Board of Ed?
- June 14, 2004 | Class Action
- What It Takes
Sure, it’s possible to go from the sprawling madness of the city’s public schools to Yale. But only if you’ve got the single-mindedness and marketing savvy of an M.B.A.