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They Thought That The Law Would Save Them, But…

August 9, 2018

Public Justice is working on a critical new case, and the facts will alarm you. Over the course of four months in late 2015 and…

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Corporate Supreme Court

A Corporate Court

July 30, 2018

By Richard Newman & Tom Lebert The world is becoming increasingly driven by large corporations and those who would benefit from them as wealth inequality…

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Corporate Chickens

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 – a State Capital, or Washington…

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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 hold wrongdoers accountable.  It is…

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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, making jurors skeptical. First, let’s…

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Do You Think That This Stuff Just Happens?

May 31, 2018

You think that bad stuff just happens? In 2016, 42,000 Americans died because of opioids. 40 percent of those deaths were due to prescription opioids.…

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When Madness Walked the Earth

April 19, 2018

In 2012, the unspeakable happened. A madman, armed with rifle designed for war, slaughtered little children in a school in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Butchered them.…

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Another Step

March 26, 2018

The gigantic March for our Lives event on March 24, 2018 was, perhaps, a watershed moment in American efforts to get some measure of control…

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Do You Want To Know Why Tort Law Is Important? I’ll Tell You

March 22, 2018

The Georgia Supreme court just upheld a $40 million dollar verdict against Chrysler in a case where a little boy burned to death in a…

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How would you like to reduce gun violence in the USA?

March 8, 2018

Everyone knows that there has been terrible carnage in America, caused by heavily armed shooters massacring unarmed citizens, including, tragically, school children.  America leads the…

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