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17 Feb 2015, 6:57 am by Daniel Schwartz
Walter Olson, who has been blogging at Overlawyered longer than just about anyone, has a very notable story about the Obama administration’s efforts to expand wage & hour law and intensify its enforcement. [read post]
6 Mar 2011, 3:07 am by SHG
Walter Olson says there are such places. [read post]
1 Jul 2009, 12:01 am
Today marks the tenth anniversary of Walter Olson’s launch of Overlawyered, which is one of the oldest existing weblogs, and probably the oldest weblog devoted exclusively to law and lawyers. [read post]
7 Jun 2016, 3:15 am by Walter Olson
The discovery that systematic lawsuit campaigns can be aimed at the press, and not just against every other institution, might be reason to rethink litigation-as-weapon [Gordon Crovitz, Wall Street Journal]: Walter Olson, author of “The Litigation Explosion” (1991), explained in his blog that Mr. [read post]
2 Mar 2009, 10:13 pm
Via Walter Olson at Overlawyered, is it wrong for an attorney who happens to possess the skills to perform illusions to use them in summation? [read post]
29 Jul 2016, 2:35 am by Walter Olson
For those paywalled out of the WP: Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the right-leaning Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies, said he doesn’t dispute Ivanka’s thoughts on pay and motherhood — but cautions against tweaking laws to close the pay gap. [read post]
18 Dec 2013, 10:30 am by Walter Olson
I’m quoted: As Walter Olson of the Cato Institute noted to me in an e-mail, “Many of the key business decisions being sued over took place closer to Abraham Lincoln’s time than to our own, and if the companies had gone to twenty leading lawyers of the day and asked, `could this ever lead to nuisance liability under such-and-such facts’ would have been told `of course not. [read post]
21 Dec 2007, 12:44 pm
Leading lawyers like Denise Howell & Ernie Svenson and even non lawyers such as Walter Olson (here and here). [read post]
15 Aug 2011, 4:45 am by Jon Hyman
On Friday, Walter Olson, on Overlawyered, asked the following question, “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law…”? [read post]
5 Jan 2011, 6:37 am by Robert Ambrogi
This post comes nine months too late, but it was only via a recent post by Walter Olson that I learned about the untimely death at age 54 of lawyer Peter Nordberg. [read post]
28 Sep 2009, 8:25 am
Walter Olson at Point of Law refers us to a proposal by a Democratic legislator in Maryland: Primary-care providers who practice at federally qualified health centers do not need to purchase medical malpractice insurance. [read post]
5 May 2011, 7:37 am by Walter Olson
Walter Olson’s new book, Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America, covers the matter so well that I don’t see much to add. [read post]
23 Mar 2007, 7:03 am
Recently, I left a comment on the Bizarro-Overlawyered website commenting on the Milberg Weiss Fellow's appallingly dishonest misrepresentation of a Walter Olson column, reprinted on two or three other left-wing websites and still not retracted, though Milberg Weiss Fellow Cyrus Dugger has had time to write over a dozen other posts since then. [read post]
8 May 2012, 1:27 pm by Bruce Carton
Neither of these blogs can claim to be the oldest legal blog out there, as that distinction appears to be held by Walter Olson's Overlawyered blog, which launched on July 1, 1999 and will become the first blog teenager this summer. [read post]
5 Oct 2008, 9:20 pm
I may be attending a book signing with Walter Olson at the Harvard Club. [read post]
27 Aug 2013, 6:45 am by Walter Olson
I’m quoted in this report today in the Washington Times by Annie Yu: “It’s often not realized that much of the civil rights movement in the 20th century was a movement for economic liberty against economic restrictions,” said Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. [read post]
23 May 2011, 10:56 am by Walter Olson
I think the “bat virus reservoir” analogy may be an instant classic: Walter Olson thinks that American law schools are the origin of some very bad ideas, in something like the way bats are said to be the reservoir of certain nasty viruses in Africa: the germs of pernicious concepts incubate there in relative obscurity between epidemics, erupting occasionally to spread destruction and misery. [read post]
7 Jul 2014, 8:06 am by Walter Olson
The description: Walter Olson joins Aaron and Trevor for a discussion on the evolution of discrimination law in the American legal system. [read post]