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Around the web, September 12



  • Sorry, you can't piggyback on Spitzer that easily: federal judge tosses antitrust class action alleging injury from insurance broker commissions [Hartford Courant via Chamber]

  • Are appointed judges really superior to the elected kind? New Choi-Gulati-E. Posner study [Chicago Faculty Blog via Elefant]

  • Ooooops: FDA mandates tough new warnings that curb prescribing of antidepressants to troubled youths, and then youth suicide rate soars rather than plunging [MSNBC, ChiTrib/MedProgToday]

  • Those NJ officials lately collared for corruption all came from "Abbott" (school-finance-suit) towns; you mean all that free cash sloshing around doesn't conduce to honesty? [Mulshine/Star-Ledger blog]

  • Ill. lawyer being sued by former class action colleagues says he can't sit for a deposition 'cause he'll be on a honeymoon for four months [Madison Record]

  • Yet more "living wage" hypocrisy [Reason "Hit and Run"; earlier here, here, etc.]

  • Remind us, please, how it is that Ronald Dworkin holds onto that wise-man reputation? [Althouse on the Supreme Court; my own contribution]

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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