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25 Feb 2014, 4:22 am by Walter Olson
I’m quoted in this report by Steven Nelson of US News: Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies, blogged about the bill earlier this month and tells U.S. [read post]
22 Jul 2009, 12:43 pm
We know the challenges of writing a daily blog, which makes us deeply appreciative of what Walter Olson and others over at Overlawyered do day after day, week after week, year after year. [read post]
25 Sep 2018, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
Riley quotes some of my misgivings: “As Walter Olson of the Cato Institute notes, increasing the number of mandated reporters could ‘incentivize’ people ‘to resolve uncertain, gray areas in favor of reporting. [read post]
29 Jul 2007, 8:23 pm
Thanks again to Walter Olson and Ted Frank for indulging my ramblings. [read post]
7 Jan 2007, 10:49 pm
" That is the implication of news from Nebraska, reported by Walter Olson at PointofLaw.com. [read post]
22 May 2014, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
You can also like my professional page there (Walter Olson) if you’d like to see more of my writings, podcasts, etc. [read post]
17 Dec 2019, 3:05 am by Walter Olson
Walter Olson discusses what that might look like in practice. [read post]
7 Aug 2008, 6:14 am
From Fox News via Walter Olson at Overlawyered, former Alaska Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Mike Gravel explained to a crowd in Washington, D.C. the way to "persuade" an Assistant United States Attorney, Gordon Kromberg, from the Eastern District of Virginia, to drop a case: In the tape, Gravel can be heard telling people to pressure Gordon Kromberg, an assistant U.S. attorney in the eastern district of Virginia, to drop the charges… [read post]
26 Mar 2011, 10:20 am by Stephen Gillers
I went to a talk by Walter Olson, author most recently of "Schools of Misrule," about the many deficiencies of legal education today (too liberal), and of the blog Overlawyered, which manages to find every example of a complaint seeking a trillion dollars for a hangnail and to use these complaints as evidence of...something terribly wrong in America. [read post]
13 May 2012, 8:55 pm by Julian Ku
by Julian Ku Walter Olson at Cato has a sharp observation here at the Daily Caller, on the revolving door between U.S. international law professoriate and various UN bodies. [read post]
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]
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 Overlawyered.com blog that Mr. [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]
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]
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]