The Law: A Pig Is Born

The two young lawyers, trying to serve a subpoena on a TV-repair store owner, thought it would be a lark to slip into their recalcitrant quarry's headquarters and surprise him. But when they got inside, one of them was elbowed in the stomach, and an ominous-looking man said to his boss, "If they gave that paper to me, I'd just put a bullet in em." The attorneys barely managed to talk their way out.

On another occasion, a young woman had been working undercover to investigate a firm that sold children's books from door to door. The day she quit, the company's...

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