PointofLaw.com
 Subscribe Subscribe   Find us on Twitter Follow POL on Twitter  
   
 
   

 

 

Schwarzenegger to make legal reform a priority



It'll be an uphill fight in the trial-lawyer-friendly California legislature, but the governor has pledged to make litigation reform one of his top issues in the coming year, with class actions, punitive damages, and product liability all among targeted areas. [Cal Civil Justice, Chamber-backed Legal NewsLine]. More: political prospects for the package aren't bright, but some of the ideas are important ones, especially appealability of class certification and plaintiff shouldering of class notification, says Ted Frank (Rizo, LNL).

Related Entries:

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.