The Thing Dressed in Overalls

The “Factory of Sadness” is the rueful nickname embraced by long-suffering Cleveland Browns fans for their stadium—the only NFL stadium to never host a postseason game. During my upcoming year as State Bar president, I’m unlikely to have a solution to that or (alas) a near-identical calamity much closer to home. But fortunately I do know “factories” of a very different sort, including one 300 miles due west of Cleveland that I visited in February. The Justice Entrepreneur Project is a legal services “incubator” formed by the Chicago Bar Foundation, which trains, mentors, and equips new lawyers “to start innovative, … Read More