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June 30, 2006


Spitzer, Faso, and the New York high court

Posted by Walter Olson

Finishing Up

Posted by Bill Childs

"Spoiling for a Fight: The Rise of Eliot Spitzer"

Posted by Walter Olson

June 29, 2006


Does the KPMG case help Milberg Weiss?

Posted by Ted Frank

"Vioxx and Corporate Apologies"

Posted by Ted Frank

Two-Fer: Peer Review Discovery and Memorial Damages

Posted by Bill Childs

Judge: Thompson memo imperils right to counsel

Posted by Walter Olson

June 28, 2006


Watch the sleight of hand

Posted by Ted Frank

Junk Ethics

Posted by Michael Krauss

Welding and Product Liability

Posted by Michael Krauss

Regulatory Compliance and Presumptions

Posted by Bill Childs

I stole from my clients by accident...

Posted by Michael Krauss

Lawyers Serving Our Country

Posted by Michael Krauss

RI lead paint sidelights

Posted by Walter Olson

June 27, 2006


Investor Protection: A Review of Plaintiffs' Attorney Abuses in Securities Litigation and Legislative Remedies

Posted by Ted Frank

"Litigation finance" -- for people getting divorced

Posted by Walter Olson

Tort Reform For Liberals: Judges Who Know A Little More

Posted by Bill Childs

New poster Will Wilson

Posted by Walter Olson

June 26, 2006


The Fix is In

Posted by Will Wilson

H.R. 5491

Posted by Sam Munson

Burlington Northern v. White

Posted by Walter Olson

"Why Pay a Fraud Plaintiff to Sue?"

Posted by Ted Frank

An Introduction to Tort Reform for Liberals

Posted by Bill Childs

Midwives on the verge of a nervous breakdown

Posted by Walter Olson

June 25, 2006


Larry Schonbrun on class actions

Posted by Walter Olson

Peter Huber on pharmaceuticals policy

Posted by Walter Olson

Milberg Weiss scandal: the Vogel guilty plea

Posted by Ted Frank

June 24, 2006


The SEC's hedge fund rule: another rule bites the dust

Posted by Larry Ribstein

June 23, 2006


Mark Cuban, insider trading, and fairness

Posted by Larry Ribstein

"9/11 Suit Tests New York Stand on Immunity"

Posted by Ted Frank

Investment banking, securities analysis, and regulatory overreaction

Posted by Larry Ribstein

Cali Lead Paint

Posted by Sam Munson

NAM legal database

Posted by Walter Olson

A bit of sunlight on the tobacco settlement

Posted by Walter Olson

Antivaccination warriors, jabbed

Posted by Walter Olson

June 22, 2006


Milberg-Weissgate: Plaintiffs' firms close ranks around Lerach?

Posted by Ted Frank

Milberg ReLieff

Posted by Sam Munson

$111 million demanded over grout fumes

Posted by Walter Olson

Louisiana statute of limitations loophole

Posted by Ted Frank

Suit against Vatican can proceed

Posted by Walter Olson

June 21, 2006


"...a necessary evil"

Posted by Walter Olson

Racism in Corporate Law Firms

Posted by Michael Krauss

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? III

Posted by Ted Frank

June 20, 2006


Trial Lawyers, Inc. Update

Posted by Sam Munson

More Milberg

Posted by Sam Munson

Liability of MySpace for Sexual Assault?

Posted by Michael Krauss

Federal rules allow experimental procedures without consent

Posted by Michael Krauss

Allowing interstate competition for health care (and other) law

Posted by Michael Krauss

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice? II

Posted by Ted Frank

A "business judgment" rule for medical malpractice?

Posted by Ted Frank

More on med-mal-study letters

Posted by Walter Olson

June 19, 2006


Thanks to guestblogger Pat Cleary

Posted by Walter Olson

Peace-Loving Mosque Fires Radical Imam, He Sues, Guess What Result?

Posted by Michael Krauss

RICO for illegal-alien-hiring? Not so fast

Posted by Walter Olson

June 18, 2006


Legal Reform: Progress...?

Posted by Pat Cleary

Empirical data and medical malpractice

Posted by Ted Frank

"Boss Silver whacks taxpayers"

Posted by Walter Olson

June 17, 2006


The higher costs of litigating everything under SOX

Posted by Larry Ribstein

"As safe as necessary, not as safe as possible"

Posted by Walter Olson

June 16, 2006


Motion to enter judgment finally filed in Ernst v. Merck

Posted by Ted Frank

Mexico: Hitting Us Where it Hurts

Posted by Pat Cleary

Elaine Doherty v. Merck

Posted by Ted Frank

60 percent equals "almost every"

Posted by Walter Olson

June 15, 2006


Leveling the International Playing Field: A Proposal

Posted by Pat Cleary

American Constitution Society National Convention

Posted by Ted Frank

Kircher v. Putnam Funds Trust

Posted by Ted Frank

"Lawsuit Heaven -- NYC's Hell"

Posted by Walter Olson

Fowl Play?

Posted by Pat Cleary

Class Action Award Against Philip Morris Thrown Out By Ohio Supremes

Posted by Michael Krauss

Texas AG investigating silicosis fraud

Posted by Walter Olson

June 14, 2006


Latest Suit Against Big [Trans]Fat

Posted by Michael Krauss

After UK vaccine panic, charges of misconduct

Posted by Walter Olson

Some Investment Advice from the Trial Bar

Posted by Pat Cleary

Ohio med-mal proposals

Posted by Walter Olson

June 13, 2006


What explains insider trading laws?

Posted by Larry Ribstein

The corporate governance industry

Posted by Larry Ribstein

Henry Manne on behavioral finance and securities regulation

Posted by Larry Ribstein

'A Salute to Frivolous Lawsuits'

Posted by Pat Cleary

Squashing testimonial peer review?

Posted by Walter Olson

June 12, 2006


Asbestos Strikes Back

Posted by Sam Munson

Pat Cleary, Guestblogger

Posted by Sam Munson

Milberg recusals galore

Posted by Walter Olson

Guest Blogger, Reporting for Duty.....

Posted by Pat Cleary

Dataset on tort reforms

Posted by Walter Olson

June 11, 2006


Med-mal: the Florida Times-Union regrets

Posted by Walter Olson

June 10, 2006


"Rx for American health care"

Posted by Walter Olson

June 09, 2006


Guest Blogger Monday

Posted by Sam Munson

Delaware high court on Disney compensation

Posted by Walter Olson

ATRA Billboard Condemns Attorneys' Fraud

Posted by Michael Krauss

Loss of Consortium when Fido is killed?

Posted by Michael Krauss

Nevada state courts

Posted by Ted Frank

Akaka bill dead for now

Posted by Walter Olson

Spitzer vs. mom-and-pop gas stations

Posted by Walter Olson

June 08, 2006


New, Horrible Class Action

Posted by Sam Munson

"Future litigants will pay for false claims on Fen-Phen"

Posted by Walter Olson

Merck's Preemptive Strike

Posted by Sam Munson

More on benzene-in-sodas suits

Posted by Walter Olson

They didn't mean that kind of excessive pay

Posted by Walter Olson

June 07, 2006


Tuesday victory for the Supremacy Clause

Posted by Ted Frank

Sunscreen makers' liability?

Posted by Michael Krauss

Gilbert Heintz Disgorgement

Posted by Sam Munson

Surge in overtime suits

Posted by Walter Olson

Sen. Frist's family anecdote

Posted by Walter Olson

Akaka bill

Posted by Walter Olson

June 06, 2006


Hollywood and business

Posted by Larry Ribstein

What to do about bad litigation?

Posted by Larry Ribstein

Some questions about the Enron trial

Posted by Larry Ribstein

Suing venture capitalists

Posted by Walter Olson

The many hats of Dan Fee

Posted by Walter Olson

June 05, 2006


R.I. Supremes Decline to Decide Due Process/Contingent Fee Challenge

Posted by Michael Krauss

Jarndyce and Jarndyce and Boies

Posted by Sam Munson

O'Reilly radio today

Posted by Walter Olson

Tribal status for native Hawaiians

Posted by Walter Olson

Didn't realize about defensive medicine

Posted by Walter Olson

One bit of cheer for Merck

Posted by Walter Olson

They come to us with suits (cont'd)

Posted by Walter Olson

June 04, 2006


Garamendi's blog nemesis

Posted by Walter Olson

June 03, 2006


Sox and Private Equity

Posted by Larry Ribstein

Eminent domain in NYC

Posted by Walter Olson

June 02, 2006


The "Benzene Scare" -- Coming to a Courtroom Near You?

Posted by Michael Krauss

More on the Oregon Case Now Before the Supremes

Posted by Michael Krauss

"From physician to legislator"

Posted by Walter Olson

The bite of punitive damages

Posted by Walter Olson

June 01, 2006


Apologies for site outages

Posted by Walter Olson

Paying indicted employees' legal fees

Posted by Walter Olson

Parade of new blogs

Posted by Walter Olson


FEATURED DISCUSSION ARCHIVE:


Obamacare Decision: Reactions, July 2012
Law School Faculty Diversity, May-June 2012
Class Actions, May 2012
Constitutionality of Individual Mandate, March 2012
Human Rights and International Law, February-March 2012
The constitutionality of President Obama's recess appointments, January 2012
Do caps on medical malpractice damages hurt consumers?, December 2011
Trial Lawyers Inc.: State Attorneys General, October 2011
Wal-Mart v. Dukes, April 2011
Kagan Supreme Court nomination, May-June 2010
Election roundtable, November-December 2006
Who's the boss, September 2006
Medical judgement, July 2006
Lawyer Licensing, May 2006
Contingent claims, April 2006
Smoking guns, July 2004


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