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An Open letter to the President of the United States, and the Members of Congress

April 28, 2020

Dear President Trump and Members of the Senate and House of Representatives: In this time of crisis, of a global…

Big News in the Fight for Justice

March 14, 2019

The families who lost little children in the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012 sued the gun makers. The case was…

Affirmative Action on the Hot Seat – Again!

October 24, 2018

A New York Times article (10/20/2018) shines light on a current lawsuit (“Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and…

The Directors Cut

Legal Immunities Mock the Law

July 18, 2018

So there’s this gimmick, see? A special interest group of one sort or another goes before a legislature somewhere –…

For Shame

July 2, 2018

Tort law, as noted historian Eric Foner put it, is the “weapon of the weak.”  It lets the wrongfully injured…

On Frivolous Lawsuits

June 19, 2018

We’ve all heard about them – frivolous lawsuits – that are allegedly plaguing the courts, bedeviling the civil justice system,…