CAPLAN, Lincoln. American, b. 1950. Genres: Law. Career: New Republic, Washington, DC, staff writer, 1975-76; Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford, law clerk, 1976-77; Boston Consulting Group, Boston, MA, management consultant, 1977-79; White House fellow, 1979-80; New Yorker, NYC, regular contributor, 1980-88, staff writer, 1988-92; Newsweek, contributing editor, Washington, DC, 1993-95; U.S. News & World Report, editor, special projects, 1996-; Yale Law School, Knight senior journalist, 1998-; Legal Affairs, editor and president, 2000-. Publications: NONFICTION: The Insanity Defense and the Trial of John W. Hinckley, Jr., 1984; The Tenth Justice: The Solicitor General and the Rule of Law, 1987; An Open Adoption, 1990; Skadden: Power, Money, and the Rise of a Legal Empire, 1993; Up against the Law: Affirmative Action and the Supreme Court, 1997. Contributor to books. Address: Knight Senior Journalist, Yale Law School, Box 208215, New Haven, CT 06520-8215, U.S.A.