“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 hosts the Legal Rebels Podcast 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, son and dog. (More)
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Victor edited two features for this issue. First, there was the cover story, which examines how oral advocates prepared for their big arguments before the Supreme Court. Second, there was the annual legal tips piece, which asked lawyers what they wished they had learned in law school.
Additionally, Victor edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about AI tools to help lawyers pick juries, the impact of the CHIPS Act on lawyers and the return of in-person legal conferences.
For the ABA Journal's annual Legal Rebels feature, Victor led the selection process to spotlight innovators who are changing the legal industry and how law is practiced.
He also edited a feature looking at PPP loan abuse and the lack of criminal prosecution of the alleged perpetrators. Meanwhile, he co-edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about what law firms should beware of before accepting cryptocurrency as payment and how legal conferences have changed post-pandemic.
Victor spearheaded the ABA Journal's annual State of the Profession feature. This year's statistical dive focused on the ongoing lack of diversity within the legal industry.
Additionally, he edited the Business of Law section, which included stories about the future of email and law firm burnout advisers. He also edited a National Pulse story examining laws banning social media sites from regulating political content and the First Amendment.