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Around the web, September 8

  • Citing pre-emption, court throws out suit over nondisclosure of supposed cellphone-cancer link, big win for telecom defendants [Legal Intelligencer]
  • Lawyers invite themselves into another new area: ABA House of Delegates endorses doing away with Feres barrier to med mal suits against military docs [ABA Journal]
  • Folly of cities' efforts to use public nuisance law against subprime mortgage players [Faulk, Gray, Larson for WLF; more here and here]
  • Guilty plea in non-law-related scandal marks downfall of Madison County's Thomas Lakin, once a leading class action lawyer [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • Juror's-eye view of a Bronx whiplash trial [Inner City Press, scroll to Jul. 21]
  • Don't forget AEI's upcoming conference on the future of federalism with many familiar names [in D.C. on Friday]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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