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Around the web, December 10



  • Our kind of talk: "Frankly, I think plaintiffs' attorneys would support a true loser pays system." [Personal Injury Law Roundup # 39 at Austin, Tex.'s Perlmutter & Schuelke LLP; the weekly series, formerly hosted by Eric Turkewitz, is now hosted there, see predecessors #38 and #37]
  • Not just here: lawyers in Ontario pressing for elimination of no-fault threshold [Toronto Star]
  • You'll have to tell your auditors more under Sarbox, and then guess who can scoop up the information later? [NYTimes]
  • Judge-shopping aided attorney Tillery in juicy $17 million payout in Sears appliance tipover class action [US Chamber/MC Record]
  • Shut down Indian Point nuclear plant? Not so fast, Attorney General Cuomo [Applebome, NYT]
  • Bottom-line pressures in legal practice undercutting civility, collegiality and professionalism, says Judge Baer as he sanctions Dorsey & Whitney [NYLJ]

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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