A Look Back into the Future

How to keep control.

The circus has come to town.

Shepherd v. Maxwell.


Imposing constraints that grate the press, Ito cites the infamous Shepherd v. Maxwell case in which the judge was excoriated for allowing the press to run rampant.

Were parallels real or perceived?

Judge Lance Ito’s efforts to avoid the problems that befell Shepherd v. Maxwell judge is on page 10 of Anatomy of a Trial, and touched on again on page 73.

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