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Around the web, September 17

  • Hill committee jurisdiction: if tort expansion (Medicare secondary payor) can go through Ways & Means, why must tort reduction (med mal) go only through Judiciary? [ShopFloor]
  • In the mail, lively and readable if unsettling book: "Courtroom Cowboy: The Life of [Philly lawyer] Jim Beasley" [on Amazon]
  • "Drug companies say there are bogus Digitek suits" [WV Record, more, Wajert/Mass Tort Defense]
  • EEOC suit: AT&T violates age-bias law by not rehiring early-retirement-takers [Schwartz, ABA Journal]
  • Oklahoma lawprof Patricia Hatamyar, evidently no enthusiast of litigation reform, takes a look at filings in that state [Mass Tort Lit]
  • We seem to be going pretty strong at five-years-plus: "The Life Expectancy of a Legal Blog" [Beck & Herrmann & followup]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


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