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The civil justice system has been under heavy attack for over 25 years.

Despite the fact that federal legislation has never been successful, big business interests have won in the hearts and minds of average people. 319 more words

Human Rights

Statutory Caps and Recent Judicial Intervention May Bring Sky High Verdicts Back to the Ground 

State Library Ed. Note: Oregon’s ruling against compensation caps discussed in latter part of article.

In some personal injury cases, juries award considerable sums for compensation. 100 more words

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No suit for you: Federal court dismisses California climate change cases against oil companies

Cities across the country have brought novel lawsuits seeking to hold oil companies responsible for climate change—in particular, the city’s cost to adapt to rising seas and other climate change impacts. 698 more words

Libertarian Environmentalism

universal health care = tort reform

A blogger on Quora said this recently:

“Do you support universal healthcare? Then quit smoking. Moderate or discontinue your use of drugs and alcohol. Exercise. Eat as well as your means and circumstances allow. 

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Losers Pay

It’s holiday season, so, like you, I’m spending more time at get-togethers with people like the guy who was lecturing other party-goers the other night about the evils of our court system. 710 more words