Seth Waxman was the 41st Solicitor General of the United States, serving from November 1997 through January 2001. This is a somewhat expanded version of a lecture delivered at Yale Law School on October 8, 1999. The author expresses his deep gratitude to Jeffrey A. Lamken, an Assistant to the Solicitor General, for his exceptional assistance.
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Waxman, Seth P., "The Physics of Persuasion: Arguing the New Deal " (1999). Occasional Papers. Paper 3.