Readers may recall Ted's commentary in May about a much-ballyhooed list of pharmaceutical experts who were said to be free of the taint of recent financial ties to drug companies. Slate contributors Shannon Brownlee and Jeanne Lenzer, who compiled the list, have now released it, confirming Ted's suspicion that some of the purportedly independent names on it would turn out instead to have ties to plaintiff's lawyers suing drug companies. Coverage: Beck & Herrmann, Pharmalot, TortsProf.
Update: Pharma-free expert list
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