What happened on September 26, 2005
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
Legal railroading disguised as efficiency Ira Reiner, IRA REINER was Los Angeles' district attorney from 1984 to 1992. He continues to practice law in Los Angeles.
Free trade isn't free of partisan politics Daniel P. Erikson and Eric Jacobstein, DANIEL P. ERIKSON is director of Caribbean programs and ERIC JACOBSTEIN is manager of legislative affairs at the Inter-American Dialogue.
Why Johnny can't calculate David Klein and Jennifer Marple, DAVID KLEIN is a professor of mathematics at Cal State Northridge and the lead author of "The State of State Math Standards 2005," published by the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation. JENNIFER MARPLE teaches at Monroe High School and is an LAUSD math coach. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
In Chess, Qualified Respect for Computers Michael Hiltzik, Golden State appears every Monday and Thursday. You can reach Michael Hiltzik at email@example.com and read his previous columns at latimes.com/hiltzik.