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« In the Fall issue of Regulation magazine | National Association of Manufacturers »

November 10, 2004


Chances for federal legislation

Legal Times offers its prognostications. Class action reform is the closest to a sure thing, if anything is, and the departure of Tom Daschle, "poster child for obstructionism", may also bode well. Likely Judiciary chair Arlen Specter, it should be noted, while unhelpful on many legal-reform issues, has taken an interest in hammering out a compromise on asbestos litigation, which has been a job-killer in his home state of Pennsylvania.

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