Could Superman sue if someone exposed his identity as Clark Kent? Is a life sentence for an immortal like Apocalypse "cruel and unusual punishment"? Is X-ray vision a violation of search and seizure laws? Is the Joker legally insane? And who foots the bill when a hero destroys a skyscraper or two while defending Metropolis? Fear not, gentle listener! The answers to these questions and a multitude more are contained inside this audiobook.
"Legal Pedantry Has Never Been This Much Fun"
In this issue: "Three's a Crowd" by Amy Davidson; "Taming Trump" by Ryan Lizza; "How the Light Gets In" by David Remnick; and "Seeing Things" by Anthony Lane.
"President Trump Will Be Able to Recast the Fed by Filling Vacancies" is from the February 20, 2017 Markets section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Kate Davidson and Ryan Tracy and narrated by Alexander Quincy.
David Remnick assesses the successes and failures of the Obama Presidency with some of The New Yorker’s heavyweight politics reporters. Jeanette Winterson remembers Christmas as a singular bright spot in her Dickensian childhood, and the poet Ocean Vuong shares one of his favorite places to write: a busy Asian food court in Flushing, Queens.