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Chances for federal legislation



Legal Times offers its prognostications. Class action reform is the closest to a sure thing, if anything is, and the departure of Tom Daschle, "poster child for obstructionism", may also bode well. Likely Judiciary chair Arlen Specter, it should be noted, while unhelpful on many legal-reform issues, has taken an interest in hammering out a compromise on asbestos litigation, which has been a job-killer in his home state of Pennsylvania.

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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