Ronald W. Meister

Ronald W. Meister is a member of the New York City law firm Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C., where he concentrates on commercial litigation, intellectual property and military law. He is the author of articles and reviews published in the Yale Law Report, the New York Law Journal, and the A.B.A. Journal, with such titles as “Justice Tempered with Murphy,” “An Ensign for the Coffin,” and “The Day the Common Law Stopped.” He is an avid reader of naval fiction, a member of the C.S. Forester Society, and Chairman of the Board of the National Institute of Military Justice. He is color blind and occasionally wears mismatched socks. He can be reached at

2 entries by Ronald W. Meister

Book Review

King John and the Road to Magna Carta

Though fact-filled, this biography sheds little new light on a complex monarch.

Book Review

The Second Amendment: A Biography

The history and future of an amendment thwarted and supported by a living Constitution.