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Around the web, November 6

  • From their lips to God's ears dept.: will Obama put EFCA on back burner? [WSJ, McKinnon/Daily Beast]
  • American Constitution Society proposes liberal law agenda for Obama administration [video, papers]
  • Speculation on Obama legal and regulatory appointments [Legal Times]. Incredibly, some float name of vaccine crank and all-round hothead Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. for top environmental posts [Overlawyered and more, Orac and more]. Mark Lanier, of Vioxx-suit fame, is pushing Dr. Steven Nissen of Cleveland Clinic to head FDA [American Lawyer]
  • Quin Hillyer on the new Commerce Department report on liability and foreign investment [Examiner]
  • "Proposed Ban On Consumer Arbitration Would Further Clog Overburdened And Underfunded Courts" [Mark Fellows, Metro. Corp. Counsel]
  • Victor Schwartz, Cary Silverman and Christopher Appel paper on Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 [BNA courtesy NAM]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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