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1 Jul 2019, 8:44 am by Bob Ambrogi
So congratulations to Walter Olson on his blog’s 20 birthday. [read post]
15 Jul 2012, 10:05 pm by Kevin O'Keefe
Abolish law reviews was the message from Walter Olson, in a piece in last week’s Atlantic. [read post]
19 Dec 2006, 8:30 am
  I would like to take this occasion to thank Walter Olson for the opportunity to guestblog this week at Overlawyered. [read post]
6 Jun 2011, 5:58 pm by Peter
Overlawyered has published an interesting post written by Walter Olson titled Acrophobic bridge worker protected by ADA: The Seventh Circuit said a bridge worker with fear of heights can proceed with his suit contending the Illinois Department of Transportation should have done more to accommodate his wish to work only on those bridge maintenance tasks that [...] [read post]
6 Oct 2014, 6:52 am by Ron Coleman
Now Walter Olson reports that now the RIAA might have to pay attorneys’ fees for going overboard in one of its “sue the phone book” copyright blunderbuss suits. [read post]
29 Sep 2010, 11:04 am by Ron Coleman
  Walter Olson rounds it up: Ralph Lauren lawyers: don’t you dare reproduce our skinny-model photo in the course of criticizing our use of skinny models [BoingBoing] With photoshop, evidently, quite a bit! [read post]
13 Nov 2008, 6:14 am
Here are some blog posts from the (2) weeks that were that might be of interest to class action practitioners: Responses to the October 29 CABWR "Lay Down the Gauntlet" Challenge of the Week Many thanks to Walter Olson at  Point of Law for posting a link to  the “Lay Down the Gauntlet” Challenge of the Week  from the last [...] [read post]
20 Feb 2013, 11:00 am by Ron Coleman
  Walter Olson: The patenting of software, in contrast to the patenting of chemical and pharmaceutical compounds, generates relatively high litigation costs and low benefits . . . [read post]
31 Jul 2009, 11:27 am
Walter Olson of PointofLaw.Com writes about a  tax break that is in the works for trial lawyers: [T]he litigation lobby is quietly preparing to push through a $1.6 billion (with a “b”) tax break for contingent-fee lawyers that would let them deduct expenses as made, rather than in the year of settling a suit. [read post]
21 Jun 2014, 12:17 am by Paul Caron
ABC News: Congress Grills IRS Chief Over Missing Emails Sharyll Attkisson: Democrats Apologize to IRS Commissioner at Hearing on Lost Emails Bloomberg: Camp Calls for Special Prosecutor in Missing IRS E-Mails Cato at Liberty: Kim Strassel and the WSJ on the Lost IRS Emails, by Walter Olson CNN: What's Up... [read post]
21 Mar 2011, 12:00 pm by Paul Caron
McGinnis (Northwestern) reviews the new book by Walter Olson (Cato Institute), Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America (2011) in today's Wall Street Journal: Law schools wield more social influence than any other part of the American university. [read post]
8 Oct 2009, 1:40 pm
  Walter Olson comments and rounds up some other reactions from the blogosphere. [read post]
10 Oct 2008, 10:15 pm
In kindly linking to my earlier post that mocked NPR's unquestioning acceptance of a plaintiff's claim that her lawsuit was "not about the money," Overlawyered's Walter Olson reveals his archive of "not-about-the-money" claims by plaintiffs. [read post]
19 May 2009, 2:15 pm
For criticism of the proposal, see: Ted Frank, Trial Lawyer Earmarks: Ending Deductions for Punitive Damage Payments (Overlawyered) Walter Olson, Ending Deductibility of Punitive Damages (Point of... [read post]
18 Jun 2007, 5:09 am
(Walter Olson, "The Great American Pants Suit", WSJ, Jun. 18;... [read post]
26 Sep 2011, 6:45 am by Peter
Walter Olson reports at Cato that taxpayers can’t require their childrens’ teachers to speak proper English: As Pat Kossan reports in the Arizona Republic, the state of Arizona has averted a threatened civil-rights lawsuit from Washington by agreeing to stop monitoring teachers’ English fluency and pronunciation in the classroom. [read post]
20 Jan 2015, 7:56 am by Matthew L.M. Fletcher
Here is Walter Olson’s post “NAGPRA, Indian Burials, and the Unquiet Grave. [read post]
12 Jul 2009, 5:01 pm
Let's kill all the lawyers.Blawg Review #220, by Walter Olson at Overlawyered, the oldest law blog in the blawgosphere. [read post]