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|Giuliani's Legal Eagles
Of all the Republicans who've thus far declared their intention to seek the presidency in 2008, Rudy Giuliani strikes me as the one that liberals could ...
|A citizens' movement without any citizens
Cross-posted from The Tortellini I'm always amused at how tort reformers like to come up with names for their front groups that suggest that theirs is ...
|How insurance companies create tort reformers
While I was researching my book , I tracked down a story that had been circulating during debates over ...
|Workers Comp: Lousy for workers and even worse for injured patients..
Cross posted from The Tortellini Philip Howard, the founder of the pro-tort reform group Common Good , had ...
|When Tort Reform Backfires
Cross-posted from The Tortellini One thing that always heartens me is the way the dynamic American legal system continues to confound the corporate ...
|The Myth of Defensive Medicine
Cross-posted from The Tortellini: Throughout all the big medical malpractice debates in recent years, doctors' groups and their political supporters ...
|Home Despot: Bob Nardelli and his fear of public scrutiny
Cross Posted from The Tortellini : I was reading Gretchen Morgenson's column($) in the New York Times Sunday and heartened to see her give ...
|What Big Business gets for its money in judicial elections
cross posted from The Tortellini : Much of the media coverage of the nasty state judicial elections in recent years has focused on the millions of ...
|Tort reform: the beast that just won't die.
Cross-posted from The Tortellini Last month's election may have signaled a hiatus in the tort wars for a while, but that doesn't mean we've seen the end of business attacks on the legal system. ...
|Obama's Anti-Consumer Vote
As Obama-mania sweeps across the land and has Democrats everywhere buzzing, I find myself a bit wary of it all. Not that I'm a single-issue voter, but when it comes to civil justice issues, ...
|Why we still need juries
Cross-posted from The Tortellini : If you listen to tort reform debates long enough, you'll hear a common refrain about the tort system's "...
|Texas: Magnet for Dangerous Doctors?
Cross-posted from The Tortellini : In 2003, the state of Texas instituted a $250,000 cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice suits, and made ...
|Following the blue-ribbon money
Cross-posted from The Tortellini New York Times columnist Floyd Norris has a great post on his blog ...
|Breast implant redux?
Cross-posted from The Tortellini , a new blog on law and politics. The FDA's recent ...
|Homeland Security's legal loophole
Cross-posted from The Tortellini ... The Washington Post ...
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