Subscribe Subscribe   Find us on Twitter Follow POL on Twitter  



Around the web, December 13

  • Fifth Circuit overturns "federal program bribery" convictions of Paul Minor, Wes Teel and John Whitfield in Mississippi, leaves intact other convictions [Overlawyered and links there]
  • "The Harvard Law School Guide to Conservative/Libertarian Public Interest Law" [Somin/Volokh]
  • "Lawrence W. Schonbrun: Class-action lawyers picking their clients' pockets" [Buffalo News]
  • "Michigan man's 24th lawsuit threatens family business" and other new stories posted to Chamber site Faces of Lawsuit Abuse;
  • Consol Energy slates major coal-mining layoffs in West Virginia, cites lawsuits among reasons [Carter at ShopFloor]
  • Why not just abolish Institutional Review Boards' (IRBs') oversight of behavioral, legal and sociological (as distinct from medical) research? [Adam Benforado, Concurring Opinions; earlier coverage of IRBs here, here, and, on medical review, here and here]
  • Bonus: the essay question from Prof. Eugene Volokh's latest torts exam.



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.