Never Again�Until Next Time

March 25th, 2005 by

How often does tragedy strike and we vow never to let it happen again? This is the 94th anniversary of the horrendous Triangle Shirt Waist factory fire, in which 146 workers died because of blocked exits. (We blogged the event and a recent book about it back in February). Although the fire eventually led to reforms in workplace safety, the immediate result was the acquittal of the owners in a criminal negligence trial, due in large part to a brilliant lawyer named Max Stueur. It