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16 May 2010, 8:56 pm by Joe Tort
Walter Olson, formerly of the Manhattan Institute, and known widely for his blogging on Overlawyered and Point of Law, has joined the Cato Institute as a Senior Fellow. [read post]
5 Aug 2009, 9:03 am
Overlawyered Point of Law Lawcast 153: With US blogger Walter Olson of Overlawyered and Point of Law Today I am talking to Walter Olson, who is not a lawyer, but writes two influential law blogs: Overlawyered and Points of Law… Overlawyered is the oldest Law blog in the world and has been running for ten years. [read post]
10 Sep 2015, 1:22 pm by Steve Bainbridge
I got an email from Walter Olson of the Cato Institute, who passed along links to his work on the Kim Davis controversy. [read post]
14 Nov 2010, 10:08 am by Steve Bainbridge
I'm a great admirer of Walter Olson, who founded and continues to run, which is one of the great voices in tort reform. [read post]
17 Aug 2018, 12:21 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Warren’s Confiscatory Corporate Governance Proposals" -- my new @CatoInstitute— Walter Olson (@walterolson) August 17, 2018 [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
21 Dec 2012, 10:24 am by Tom Smith
Here’s something you may not know about the 1987 battle that kept Robert Bork off the Supreme Court: Opponents pursued a whispering campaign against him on the grounds that he wasn’t enough of a religious believer via Walter Olson is always worth reading. [read post]
8 Dec 2011, 8:12 am
See this post from Walter Olson over at Cato@Liberty. [read post]
9 Jul 2012, 10:41 am by tortsprof
Walter Olson has an op-ed on early offers in todays New York Post. [read post]
15 Mar 2010, 10:18 pm by Ted Frank
Howard, Walter Olson Related posts Wherein I become a three-continent pundit (0) What happened to the slavery reparations movement? [read post]
19 Jul 2011, 11:43 am by Steve Bainbridge
Walter Olson: “[The] Delaware [court system] is now almost actively hostile toward cases they think are without merit,” Widener lawprof Larry Hamermesh tells the Wall Street Journal, regarding flimsily based suits in which lawyers seek to block corporate mergers and then collect fees when the target agrees to settle in order to get the deal done. [read post]
26 Jun 2012, 7:33 am
Walter Olson has a post up on Cato@Liberty criticizing that decision. [read post]
20 Dec 2012, 10:03 am by Steve Bainbridge
A thoughtful and balanced appraisal of the late Robert Bork by the always perspicacious Walter Olson. [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
17 Jun 2013, 2:37 pm by tortsprof
Walter Olson has a post on today's USSC case Maracich v Spears: "The Privacy Case in Which Every Justice Switched Sides. [read post]
16 Dec 2010, 7:54 am by tortsprof
Walter Olson takes on the Happy Meal lawsuit in a guest column at New York Daily News. [read post]
10 Aug 2017, 4:06 am by SHG
In reaction to the hysteria following the Google Memo by James Damore, Walter Olson was one of the few who understood it as the normal, and inevitable, outcome of a regulatory mechanism that’s been in place for generations. [read post]
10 May 2010, 1:31 pm by James R. Copland
Walter Olson notes how the things that surprise the broader public about judicial nominees like Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor generate little stir indeed inside the hallowed halls of the nation's elite law schools. [read post]
26 Apr 2012, 6:40 am by Ted Frank
Walter Olson tackles well the controversy over Wal-Mart's Mexico problem and the Washington Post's misguided coverage. [read post]
1 Mar 2012, 3:36 am
Walter Olson has a critical take in the Daily Caller on the Department of Labor's proposed affirmative action rules for disability.   [read post]
17 May 2010, 6:13 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Walter Olson:Sorry, guys, but being a law dean who treated conservative scholars with cordiality and fairness doesn’t mean you’ll either 1) be anything but a predictably liberal judge yourself, or 2) show any particular unusual persuasiveness with conservative colleagues on the bench. [read post]