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Around the web, June 30

  • NYC lawyers say 30 percent of those suing over Ground Zero dust from 9/11 cleanup aren't seriously ill at all, let alone ill from the dust [NYT, AP] New York expanding disability benefits for more rescuers, anyway [NYT]
  • Asbestos, tobacco, Orioles magnate Peter Angelos is giving $5 million to expand University of Baltimore Law School, defense lawyers don't even try to keep up [AmLaw Daily]
  • "Conspiring former partners" at Milberg Weiss ID'd as Jared Specthrie and Robert Sugarman, still in good standing with the New York bar, and the late Larry Milberg [Portfolio]
  • Blog about e-discovery, data security and related legal topics [Hack-igations, via Genova]
  • Speaking of discovery: Our client fell off your trailer, now let us rummage through 600,000 checks written by your family businesses [MC Record and editorial]
  • Because of Supreme Court's Valdez ruling, plaintiff's lawyers suing Exxon might get only $188 million in fees [AmLaw Daily]



Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy

Manhattan Institute


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The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.