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Around the web, October 23

  • Parents, homeowners, landlords targeted for wider civil and criminal liability for underage drinking [U.S. News via Obbie].
  • New pamphlet and video on Egilman/Gottstein/NY Times unlawful disclosure of Lilly Zyprexa documents [AJP CEO Alert series; earlier]
  • More on what happens when docs settle malpractice suits they'd rather have fought [Medical Economics; see earlier]
  • In little-known footnote to New Deal history, Eleanor Roosevelt and friends decided to create new town of Arthurdale, W.V. as a grand social experiment; maybe you can guess how it turned out [Cyd Malone @ Mises via Coyote]
  • Alien Tort Claims Act cases on the upswing, helped along by liberal Ninth Circuit ruling [NLJ]
  • Trace amounts of lead have been found in lipstick, so on no account should you let your kid eat 71 tubes of it [ValJonesMD via KevinMD]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.