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Around the web, August 28

  • Should New York replace neurologically impaired infant litigation with no-fault fund? [Barringer/Berkowitz, NY Sun via Common Good]
  • Fifth Circuit denies Paul Minor's request for prison release [YallPolitics]
  • Federal judge sanctions attorney John Aretakis for "hijacking" pro bono tenant case to advance "scurrilous" vendetta against Roman Catholic Church [NYLJ]
  • U.K.: Should companies be legally obliged to retain records of old liability insurance, the better to facilitate asbestos litigation? [Times Online]
  • Plan administrators had better watch out, Supreme Court is expanding individual right to sue under ERISA [Motzenbecker/WLF on LaRue, PDF]
  • Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson, often criticized in this space, "leaning" toward run for governor in 2010 [Tulsa World courtesy U.S. Chamber]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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