2017 was quite the year for attacks on and perceptions of “leading” public figures and institutions. In view of the new indictments by Mr. Mueller and other evenst, there are ample reasons to think  2018 will exceed 2017 as to attacks and perceptions of “leaders” and institutions. And, there also have been many arguments about

The Martoma trial jury is interesting; it includes two lawyers. DealBook explains:

"The jurors who will sit in judgment of Mr. Martoma come from the Bronx, Manhattan and Westchester and Rockland Counties. They include the chief executive of an apparel and accessory company, and a New York City bus driver.
 
Some of the

Perspective matters. In the US, we hear a fairly steady stream of criticism of civil and criminal juries. It’s interesting, then, that in some Asian nations, they are experimenting with implementing jury trials as perhaps desirable legal system changes. In general, the proponents argue that juries serve as a bulwark against the government and allow