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Tallahassee, Florida: The Ball's In Sauls' Court

A week ago, Leon County circuit court judge N. Sanders Sauls was going about his business, hearing domestic-violence cases in nearby Wakulla County, when a...

Profile: Judge N. Sanders Sauls

A week ago, Leon County Circuit Court Judge N. Sanders Sauls was going about his business, hearing domestic-violence cases in nearby Wakulla County, when a...

Feminism: It's All About Me!

Growing up in Washington state during the '70s, Courtney Love didn't care much for the women's-movement rallies her mother attended. "I'd wonder why nobody on...

People: Mar. 9, 1998

MALIBU BREAKUP Though rocker TOMMY LEE's alleged beating of his wife PAMELA was shocking--theirs had been a love unusually well documented--it may have been...

People: Jul. 13, 1998

THE PRICE OF FAME After a rough decade in the '80s, the man who wrote the Theme from Shaft! has been rediscovered as Chef! ISAAC HAYES has found a whole new...

NO WAY OUT

When traveling through parts of West Virginia, it is easy to start feeling a bit haunted by the Hatfields and the McCoys. For one thing, if you go to lunch with...

People: Jul. 8, 1996

BLACK TIE, BUT PRESUMABLY NO GLOVES To the Brentwood mansion they came: a sacked juror, a jailbird lawyer and assorted other apostles of O.J. SIMPSON, all for a...

AWAY TO DADDY'S HOUSE

For the Browns, the day was full of foreboding. Denise Brown could not sit still. The sister of Nicole Brown Simpson was expecting the worst and knew how the...

SUSAN SMITH: CORRUPTED BY LOVE?

It's the business of the courts to determine guilt and hand out punishment, but it's up to the rest of us to try to figure out what each sensational murder trial...

MAKING THE CASE

A mug shot, two gravestones, a smile. The trial can be reduced to these emblems. Or to entries in a specialized gazetteer: Rockingham, Bundy, Brentwood. A...

GARCETTI SIZES IT UP

Gil Garcetti, the Los Angeles district attorney with the deep tan and the chiseled face, is widely perceived to have micromanaged all the major moves in the...

Race and the O.J. Simpson Case

First came the explosive charge. The defense team in the O.J. Simpson murder case, it was leaked, was planning to accuse one of the police investigators, Mark...

From The Publisher: Jan. 18, 1993

WHEN WE SET OUT TO ILLUSTRATE A PIECE ON DOMESTIC violence, our picture editors immediately turned to photographer Donna Ferrato. For the past decade, she has...

'til Death Do Us Part

THE LAW HAS ALWAYS MADE ROOM FOR KILLERS. SOLDIERS KILL THE nation's enemies, executioners kill its killers, police officers under fire may fire back. Even a...

Broken Heartland

PERFORMER: REBA MCENTIRE ALBUM: IT'S YOUR CALL LABEL: MCA THE BOTTOM LINE: Call them relaxing or cathartic, these vocals from one of the best country singers...

The Road To Equality: The Dreams of Youth

A generation from now, if all the dreams of reformers have come true, a special issue devoted to women will seem about as appropriate as a special issue on tall...

Georgie Porgie Is a Bully

My three-year-old daughter is puzzled. Why, she wants to know, did Georgie Porgie kiss the girls and make them cry? "Because he's mean," I say, with a sinking...

Was Lyndon Johnson Unstable?

| Even before the Viet Nam War consumed Lyndon Johnson, his dark rantings sometimes shocked the White House press corps. The first serious criticism of his...

Show Business: Notes From The Singing Detective

A sheet-music salesman reels through the Depression with murder on his mind, adultery on his conscience and a song in his heart. A young man walks into an...

A Doctor Prescribes Hard Truth: C. EVERETT KOOP

He is, by Washington standards, a little strange. First, there is the uniform draped with gold braid he insists on wearing. Before he became famous, it prompted...