Can’t get enough of A Civil Action? Get on line. That is, get online. There are nearly a dozen websites related to the John Travolta courtroom drama about attorney Jan Schlichtmann, who represented eight Woburn, Mass., families in a lawsuit against W.R. Grace & Co. and Beatrice Foods for alleged water pollution. Here, our guide to what you’ll find — and what you may wish you hadn’t.
Site http://www.acivilaction.com, the official page
Highlights Clear case breakdown, updates on ”the real people”
Lowlights Dating Game-style narratives: ”His specialty is environmental law, which complements his interests in downhill skiing and mountain biking.”
Site http://www.kileylaw.com, from Thomas M. Kiley, Esq., & Associates, Schlichtmann’s current firm
Highlights Links to news stories about the case, the book, and the film
Lowlights A crassly commercial plea to e-mail Schlichtmann — especially if you have a personal-injury or medical-malpractice case
Site http://oasis.bellevue.k12.wa.us/cheeseb, home page of William J. Cheeseman, a lawyer who represented W.R. Grace
Highlights Photos Cheeseman took on the set
Lowlights Photos Cheeseman took on the set
Highlights Photos, maps, surveys, and geological analyses of the polluted areas
Lowlights Can you read a potentiometric surface map?