David J. Rothman

David J. Rothman is Bernard Schoenberg Professor of Social Medicine and History at the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and president of the Institute on Medicine as a Professor.

The Crime of Punishment

Crime Control as Industry: Towards GULAGS, Western Style?

by Nils Christie

Prison Conditions in the United States

a Human Rights Watch report

Between Prison and Probation: Intermediate Punishments in a Rational Sentencing System

by Norval Morris and Michael Tonry

A Decade of Sentencing Guidelines: Revisiting the Role of the Legislature

Wake Forest Law Review Summer 1993 issue

February 17, 1994 issue

Rationing Life

Rationing Life

Who Lives? Who Dies? Ethical Criteria in Patient Selection

by John F. Kilner

Strong Medicine: The Ethical Rationing of Health Care

by Paul T. Menzel

What Kind of Life: The Limits of Medical Progress

by Daniel Callahan

Setting Limits: Medical Goals in an Aging Society

by Daniel Callahan

Just Doctoring: Medical Ethics in the Liberal State

by Troyen A. Brennan

Patrimony: A True Story

by Philip Roth


by Andrew H. Malcolm

Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying

by Derek Humphry

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March 5, 1992 issue

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