R. Marc Kantrowitz has served as an assistant district attorney, private counsel and a judge, first on the juvenile court and then the Appeals Court, the second highest court in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As an attorney, he handled thousands of cases, trying over one hundred to a jury. He was also lead attorney on two dozen first degree murder cases. He is the most highly published author on state law, writing books on criminal law, civil law, juvenile law, evidence and mental health. He publishes a monthly column, “Law'n History” for Lawyers Weekly. This is his fourth history related book.