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Around the web, March 31

  • Recoupment litigation like Alaska's against Zyprexa is the equivalent of an unlegislated tax on health care sector, says Beck [LegalNewsLine]
  • Twenty-three Long Island school districts improperly kept private lawyers on the books as public employees, sometimes as fictitious full-timers [Newsday via Greenfield; earlier on OL]
  • State of Rhode Island files its brief, festooned with amici, in lead paint nuisance case appeal; state high court will stream live video of May 15 oral argument [ProJo, Genova, Pincince/RILJ]
  • Canada now has third-party litigation finance, as well as a mounting class action docket [ABA Journal, Financial Post]
  • Drug patent bailout bill might also be helpful to Ropes & Grey/Fish & Neave [T. Carney/Examiner and more]
  • New law blog at Slate includes Dellinger, Kerr, Lithwick, Kmiec, Bazelon, others ["Convictions"]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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