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24 Aug 2011, 7:12 am by Russell Cawyer
Walter Olson at Overlawyered started they debate by asking “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law…”  He answered age discrimination. [read post]
5 Jun 2008, 3:41 pm
Walter Olson has some news, including links to a post on the folo blog and a story by Patsy Brumfield. [read post]
17 Jul 2009, 12:22 am
Walter Olson, whose Overlawyered just celebrated its 10th anniversary, brings us what may be the greatest harassment lawsuit ever filed: "Saudi family sues genie, alleges harassment. [read post]
22 Aug 2011, 5:12 am by Jon Hyman
On Monday, I asked my readers the same question posed by Walter Olson at Overlawyered: “If I could press a button and instantly vaporize one sector of employment law…”? [read post]
30 Oct 2009, 1:39 am
Walter Olson's Overlawyered brings us the most instructive story of the week - if a jury asks for a "ten-digit adding machine to assist in their deliberations," the defendant best start thinking long and hard about settlement. [read post]
28 Mar 2011, 5:47 am by Larry Ribstein
Walter Olson has been posting on a Colorado plan to give bonuses to prosecutors based on conviction rates. [read post]
3 May 2007, 9:01 am
Walter Olson, in an attack against a trial lawyer, inadvertantly disclosed something about tort "reform" that many prefer to keep secret: That tort "reform" shifts costs from corporations and their insurers to the taxpayers. [read post]
4 Dec 2013, 7:26 am by Walter Olson
At, Jon Street quotes me suggesting it’s past time for the Green Mountain State to drop its ban: Walter Olson, a senior fellow for constitutional studies at The Cato Institute, a libertarian-leaning, Washington, D.C. [read post]
19 Mar 2021, 8:00 am by Legal Talk Network
In this part 2, we continue our conversation with Walter Olson from the CATO about the history, legality, and policy considerations of raising the minimum wage. [read post]
10 Sep 2015, 8:38 pm
In Newsweek, Cato’s Walter Olson offers the most trenchant critique yet of the proposed First Amendment Defense Act (FADA), which is a newer and broader version of the Marriage and Religious Freedom Act introduced in 2013. [read post]
5 Mar 2009, 10:28 am
Walter Olson, a scholar who blogs at Overlawyered, Point of Law, and Secular Right, has, not surprisingly, some rather strong and well-informed views on the excesses of the American legal system, particularly in the field of tort law. [read post]
21 Nov 2007, 1:42 am
Over at Point of Law, Walter Olson points to a story on medical malpractice panels in New Hampshire and Maine. [read post]
15 Jul 2008, 5:28 pm
  I was reminded of this when I saw Walter Olson mention that Professor Chemerinsky (sometimes referred to as the esteemed Professor Chemerinsky) has a new book on the subject: Prof. [read post]
5 Aug 2013, 10:37 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] Ralph Lauren Model With photoshop, evidently, quite a bit! [read post]
18 Jan 2018, 9:15 pm by Walter Olson
Coming to Cato in Washington, D.C. noon Feb. 8, register or watch online: You May Be a Sex Offender if… Featuring Lenore Skenazy, Author and columnist, founder of Free-Range Kids; with comments by Dara Lind, Senior Reporter, Vox; moderated by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute. [read post]
1 Nov 2010, 12:09 am by John Dzienkowski
 Walter Olson, from Overlawyered, has a new book coming out soon, "Schools for Misrule," which I think will have some criticism of the clinics. [read post]
6 Jun 2009, 3:07 am
Walter Olson at Point of Law shares a study from the Pacific Research Institute on the effect of various tort reforms. [read post]
21 May 2020, 9:36 am by Eugene Volokh
Walter Olson (Overlawyered) is hanging up his spikes at the end of this month, after nearly 21 years of blogging. [read post]
14 Sep 2010, 5:22 pm by Larry Ribstein
See Walter Olson’s summary of the panel on the business cases. [read post]