Ronald Sokol

Ronald Sokol is a lawyer and writer. He is the author of A Handbook of Federal Habeas Corpus.

What to do if you’re being sued

In each country where I have sued or defended a client, whether in England, France or the US, an often bitterly fought dispute ends peacefully. Given the brutal nature of our species, this could be considered surprising. For most of the 30,000 years we have roamed the planet, disputes have ended with one party killing