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Around the web, January 13



  • For second time in past three years, no billion-dollar verdicts in 2008: each of preceding 14 years had at least one [Fisk, Bloomberg]
  • Hard to see any clear winner/loser patterns in the criminalization-of-business lottery [Kirkendall]
  • Quin Hillyer on U.S. Chamber's "Faces of Lawsuit Abuse" [Examiner; more, Newark Star-Ledger on bicyclist case]
  • A new non-correlated asset class: litigation [Kim, FierceFinance]
  • "Trial lawyers ask Obama to expand product liability" [Rizo, MC Record]
  • Urban Justice Center sues New York saying there's a right in the state constitution to higher welfare payments [NYT]

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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