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June 17, 2004


"Asbestos Free Texas" woos GOP

Texas trial lawyers are trying to intervene in their state's Republican politics again, to judge from this account of an effort to sway the party on asbestos legislation (Janelle Shepard, "Texas Conservatives Receive Misleading Mail About Asbestos Litigation", Texans for Texas, May 28). For background, see Overlawyered, Mar. 12, 2002.

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