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Liberals, conservatives and tort law

Stephen Sugarman, of Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, has some interesting observations in this SSRN paper (via Childs). Among the trends Sugarman notes in recent years: "the near evaporation of support for alternative compensation plans by those on the left", reflecting the declining role of academic reformers even as "plaintiffs' lawyers and their allies" grow more vocal in influence (p. 13).



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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