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Around the web, August 19



  • Judge Ward has attracted so many patent plaintiffs to his E.D. Tex. courtroom that its "rocket docket" is slowing down [Texas Lawyer]
  • Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell picks Houston chum Kenneth Bailey of Bailey Perrin Bailey to go after Johnson & Johnson in high stakes Risperdal marketing suit [Legal NewsLine, more]
  • Ted Frank on Mirapex compulsive-gambling suit [Examiner, Overlawyered]
  • Motley Rice is griping (and griping and griping) about being done out of its big lead paint payday by the Rhode Island Supreme Court [Genova]
  • Humane Society lacks standing to challenge New York economic development grant to foie gras maker [NYLJ]
  • Unwise judicial selection methods do not equal unconstitutional: a look back at NY's Lopez-Torres case [Haden/Anderson, Fed. Soc.'s Engage; related, Boog/Judicial Reports]

 

 


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

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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