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11 Apr 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Eric Turkewitz has collaborated with other law bloggers on a series of April Fool’s blog hoaxes, but this year many bloggers sat out his joke about Donald Trump suits against the press. [read post]
2 Apr 2016, 5:10 am by Paul Levy
But as Eric Turkewitz, who created the concept and posted the first blog on the subject, explains today, it was a prank with a serious substantive point — blustering threats to bring libel suits that cannot possibly succeed can have a chilling effect, just as the actual bringing of suits demanding millions of dollars in damages can have. [read post]
1 Apr 2016, 9:42 am by SHG
Via Eric Turkewitz, the order comes as a lagging indicator in Trump’s lawsuit against Univision for its decision not to air the Miss Universe Pageant. [read post]
1 Apr 2016, 9:29 am by Paul Levy
In the final analysis, that is the issue raised by Erik Turkewitz’ blog post today. [read post]
9 Feb 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Feds arrest almost the entire elected leadership of Crystal City, Texas, population 7,000, in corruption probe [New York Daily News] In 2005 we noted, emerging from that little town where everyone seemed to know everyone else, a highly curious $31 million verdict against Ford Motor; Crane collapse chasing in NYC: Eric Turkewitz shines a spotlight on the ethical debris; “The Eight Weirdest People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Sued” [Daily Caller slideshow, I… [read post]
3 Feb 2016, 4:55 am by SHG
As Eric Turkewitz reminds civil lawyers who may be confronted with the opportunity to do bad, the default reaction shouldn’t be to try desperately to find a rationalization to be complicit in wrongdoing, but to just say no. [read post]
10 Dec 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Eric Turkewitz takes issue with my reference to New York’s Scaffold Law in writing on Sheldon Silver’s downfall [New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog] Changes ahead for Rule 23, which governs class actions? [read post]
24 Nov 2015, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
Mississippi federal indictments in Mikal Watts BP case include fraud charges (arising from multiple wire transfers) against man who a decade ago, when pastor of a Hammond, La. church, pleaded guilty to fraud charges arising from fen-phen client recruitment [Robin Fitzgerald, Biloxi Sun-Herald] Critique of Madison Fund project proposed by Charles Murray in new book By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission, I get a mention [Philip Wallach, New Rambler Review, earlier on book] “So… [read post]
15 Oct 2015, 7:21 am by Jay Wolman
by Jay Marshall Wolman It seems Eric Turkewitz and Jack Marshall are at it again, this time over the aunt (or first-cousin once removed) who sued a boy (now 12, but 8 at the time of injury) when he greeted her in a fashion that resulted in a wrist fracture. [read post]
28 Sep 2015, 3:12 am by Walter Olson
” And Eric Turkewitz recalls a non-blocking exchange. [read post]
16 Jul 2015, 5:04 am by SHG
  Like why Mary Anne Franks blocked Eric Turkewitz and Jay Wolman on the twitters for asking why she claimed false rape claims were “infinitesimal” when the report she cited to put them at 45%. [read post]
15 Jul 2015, 11:12 am by Jay Wolman
by Jay Marshall Wolman Apparently, along with Eric Turkewitz, I have been blocked on Twitter by Mary Anne Franks. [read post]
2 Jul 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
There’s something wrong with it, in fact a whole lot of things, according to Eric Turkewitz, who is downright gentle compared with Ken at Popehat. [read post]
1 Jul 2015, 7:51 am by Ken White
As Eric Turkewitz points out, Trump's defamation claim is sanctionably frivolous. [read post]
23 Jun 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” asks the lawyer to her client in front of reporter [Eric Turkewitz] Feds endorse alcohol-sniff interlock as new-car option, critics say eventual goal is to force it into all cars, assuming rise of self-driving cars doesn’t moot the issue first [Jon Schmitz/Tribune News Service] Echoes of CPSIA: regulatory danger is back for smaller soap and cosmetic makers as big companies, safety groups combine to push Personal Care Products Safety Act [Handmade Cosmetic Alliance,… [read post]
9 Apr 2015, 9:40 pm by Jeff Gamso
"**AND SEE: Scott Greenfield and Eric Turkewitz--------------------*Hell, I was once interviewed by the BBC and I've been in the New York Times and on NPR and on TV and radio and in newspapers all across Ohio. [read post]
1 Apr 2015, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
” And it relates to slip-fall cases [Eric Turkewitz] No more of Prosser’s tricks: Scalia warns modern Restatements “of questionable value, must be used with caution” [Orin Kerr] Impact of revelations in Garlock document trove continues to ripple: “Insurer Claims Asbestos Fraud Tainted Pittsburgh Corning Bankruptcy” [Daniel Fisher, Forbes, earlier] Trial lawyer allies want to make California’s insurer-shackling Prop 103 even (if… [read post]