Yale Law School Starts a New Magazine; 'Modernism/Modernity' Gets a New Editor

FAREWELL TO LEGALESE? When Anthony Kronman became dean of Yale Law School in 1994, one of his first sit-downs was with Boris I. Bittker, a tax-law expert who had been at the school for nearly five decades. Mr. Bittker came to the new dean to express his alarm at the widening gulf between the legal academy and workaday lawyers. In Mr. Bittker's eyes, law reviews had become too numerous, too arcane, and too specialized. Couldn't Yale produce a serious general magazine -- something lawyers