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15 Mar 2010, 5:47 am by Ted Frank
Tags: autos, sudden acceleration, Toyota, Walter Olson Related posts Toyota acceleration: why I’m skeptical (41) Sudden acceleration: litigation springs eternal (0) “Lawyers Ask Court To Stop Toyota From Fixing Cars” (5) “I am not afraid of my Toyota Prius” (16) Update: Sudden acceleration: litigation springs eternal (10) [read post]
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 Watchdog.org, 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]
15 Jan 2023, 3:05 pm
The issue also contains law and literature essays by Brook Thomas, James McBride, Dale Barleben, as well as an exchange between Greta Olson and Andrew Majeske regarding Olson’s new book From Law and Literature to Legality and Affect (Oxford UP, 2022)(Majeske’s review of Olson’s book precedes the exchange). [read post]
15 Jan 2023, 3:05 pm by Christine Corcos
The issue also contains law and literature essays by Brook Thomas, James McBride, Dale Barleben, as well as an exchange between Greta Olson and Andrew Majeske regarding Olson’s new book From Law and Literature to Legality and Affect (Oxford UP, 2022)(Majeske’s review of Olson’s book precedes the exchange). [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]