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Around the web, January 22



  • TV's "Law and Order" portrays a lawsuit over dry cleaner's lost pants, but -- don't worry! -- there's plenty of anti-business sentiment [Carter Wood/NAM "Shop Floor"]
  • Milberg Weiss, despite guilty pleas from four of its principals, keeps waltzing away with huge fee awards. Anything wrong with that picture? [Examiner editorial]
  • Economic experts and Daubert challenges [Neckers/Wikander, FDCC Quarterly PDF, via Day on Torts]
  • Series last summer in Hampton Roads paper probes municipal liability, plenty of good info despite predictable slant against sovereign immunity [Virginian-Pilot via Obbie, who has links to other installments]
  • Transcending her background? Washington Supreme Court gets (another) former trial lawyer member with latest appointment by Gov. Gregoire [The Olympian]
  • Wasting money is the least of the sins of tax-funded legal services programs, argues Hans Bader [CEI Open Market]

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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