“Well-researched and illuminating” — Thomas Byrne Edsall, NY Times columnist and professor at Columbia University School of Journalism.
“An engaging and well-written book that illuminates Nixon through the exploration of the midpoint of his career” — Kirkus Reviews
“[I]t deserves consideration in competition with John Farrell’s or Evan Thomas’s recent, massive Nixon biographies” — Choice Reviews.
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Victor Li is an award-winning multimedia journalist based in Chicago. He is the author of the book Nixon in New York: How Wall Street Helped Richard Nixon Win the White House. He is currently an assistant managing editor with the ABA Journal, covering the business of law and legal technology. He periodically co-hosts podcasts under the auspices of Legal Talk Network. He previously worked at ALM Media Properties in New York City for over three years, serving as a staff reporter for Law Technology News and The American Lawyer. His work has also been featured in Corporate Counsel, The Am Law Daily, The New York Law Journal, The National Law Journal, Texas Lawyer and The Litigation Daily, as well as The Utica Observer Dispatch, The Huffington Post, The Columbia Journalist, Amherst Magazine, Soccerlens, and The Berkshire Eagle.
He has an M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, a J.D. from Tulane University Law School and a B.A. in history from Amherst College. He lives in Chicago with his wife and their dog, Dessie Lisa Vito. (More)
Victor edited the ABA Journal's annual State of the Profession feature.
This cover story examines the effect COVID-19 did, or did not have, on the legal industry and analyzes data from ABA surveys and outside organizations to provide context. Why did some law firms have record-breaking financial performances during a time of such upheaval and disruption? Read all about it!
Victor edited a feature about online dispute resolution.
From its humble beginnings as a tool to arbitrate disputes on e-commerce sites like eBay, online dispute resolution has slowly gained in popularity and acceptance. As courts are starting to embrace these tools as a means of increasing access to justice, challenges and hurdles remain.
Law & Order: Legacy
Victor wrote this feature examining the enduring legacy of Law & Order and its various spinoffs. The popular and influential shows undoubtedly shaped a generation's understanding of the legal system. But they may have also presented a highly idealized version of the criminal justice system that made structural reforms difficult.