The Director’s Cut

Why Justice Alito Is Absolutely, Profoundly, Decidedly Wrong.

November 13, 2020

On November 12th, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito delivered, via Zoom, a speech to the right-wing Federalist society. It was blunt, and clearly articulated his…

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Roundup in the News

June 3, 2019

There is a weed-killer called Roundup. It is manufactured by Monsanto, which is now owned by Bayer. Roundup contains a chemical called glyphosate, which may…

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It’s All Personal, Not Just Business.

April 5, 2019

There is a famous scene in the classic movie The Godfather, where Michael Corleone, off to meet with an enemy, says, “It’s not personal, it’s…

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Fighting Back

February 15, 2019

Remember when we wrote about the lawsuit filed against Alex Jones and Infowars by families whose children were butchered in the Shady Hook Massacre? “When…

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Here Comes The Future (Again)

August 29, 2018

We live in an era when the law is constantly working to keep up with new developments in science, medicine and technology.  And right now,…

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Aliso Canyon gas leak

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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