The Spot 7.10.14 Jailhouse Lawyers + Stiletto Heels
Life of the Law: “Jailhouse Lawyers”
In California, there are hundreds if not thousands of people practicing criminal law though they’ve never passed a bar exam. They’re inmates who pursue the equivalent of a lawyer’s education and who work as lawyers from within prison walls.
99% Invisible: "Feet of Engineering"
As a fashion object and symbol, the high heel shoe is weighted with meaning. It’s also weighted with the wearer’s entire body weight. The stiletto might be one of the only designs that is physically painful but has somehow has persisted for centuries.