April 2006 Issue
The 911 calls began coming just before 5 a.m. on June 21, 2000, from a residential neighborhood in Flagstaff, Ariz. The callers complained of a pickup repeatedly circling the block, blasting music.
This year, divorce attorney Joseph N. DuCanto celebrated his 50th anniversary--not of being married but of practicing law.
Dennis Rader, otherwise known as the BTK killer, thought he had some sort of understanding with Wichita, Kan., police Lt. Ken Landwehr, head of the multiagency task force that was trying to catch him.
To some, the legal system might seem too preoccupied with measuring the value of things--even intangibles like pain and suffering--in terms of dollars.