Paul Barrett

New York University

Guest

Paul Barrett is an adjunct professor of law at New York University and deputy director of its Center for Business and Human Rights. An assistant managing editor of BusinessWeek magazine, he is the author of Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who'd Stop at Nothing to Win, American Islam: The Struggle for the Soul of a Religion, and Glock: The Rise of America's Gun. He is a former reporter and editor at the Wall Street Journal.

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A gunman shot and killed at least 58 people and wounded more than 500 at a Country Music Festival in Las Vegas.

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The debate over gun control tends to reduce guns to symbols ­ on the one hand violence, on the other a constitutional right that shall not be whittled away.

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The debate over gun control tends to reduce guns to symbols ­ on the one hand violence, on the other a constitutional right that shall not be whittled away.

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A court in Ecuador awarded indigenous farmers in the Amazonian rainforest $19 billion for the environmental destruction created by American oil companies.

Paul Barrett on "Law of the Jungle"

A court in Ecuador awarded indigenous farmers in the Amazonian rainforest $19 billion for the environmental destruction created by American oil companies.

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