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30 Nov 2007, 4:39 am
I've been waiting to do much on the Scruggs indictment until I had a chance to read more sources and do a more comprehensive post; lucky for me, Walter Olson has done one at Overlawyered.com. [read post]
17 Aug 2007, 5:02 pm
Thanks once more to Walter Olson and the Manhattan Institute for the opportunity. [read post]
4 Feb 2010, 5:33 pm by Ronald V. Miller, Jr.
Full Analysis of Lebron Opinion (which includes the court's full opinion) Opposing View from Walter Olson on Point of Law [read post]
26 Apr 2013, 11:33 am by Steve Bainbridge
Congratulations to long-time friend of the blog Walter Olson: I’m delighted to announce that Overlawyered, a freestanding blog since I founded it in 1999, has now affiliated itself with the Cato... [[ This is a content summary only. [read post]
26 May 2012, 2:33 pm by Steve Bainbridge
“Top Ten Reasons Why Companies Are Leaving California” by Walter Olson on May 23, 2012 The hassle, the tax complications, the legal risks, the permitting difficulties just go on and on. [read post]
4 Jun 2009, 3:01 pm
Having observed Sonia Sotomayor since I clerked on the Second Circuit during her first year on that court, I've generally taken a more skeptical stance on her nomination than my friend and colleague Walter Olson. [read post]
17 Aug 2008, 6:09 pm
Walter Olson recently posted on key points made in an important article by George Krueger and Judd Serotta about cy pres settlements in the August 6, 2008 Wall Street Journal. [read post]
4 Jun 2009, 7:53 am
Today at Point of Law, Walter Olson directs his readers to "Tort Law Tally," a new study by the Pacific Research Institute. [read post]
11 Apr 2007, 8:40 pm
Point of Law's Walter Olson has a post criticizing the upcoming Roger Williams conference on Genuine Tort Reform as only representing pro-plaintiff perspectives. [read post]
12 Jul 2013, 11:37 am by Paul Caron
Foundation Watch: The Ford Foundation: Shaping America’s Laws by Re-Making Her Law Schools, by Walter Olson (Cato Institute; author, Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America): For over half a century, the Ford Foundation has quietly worked to turn the nation’s law schools into agents of Sixties-style “social... [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]
12 Jan 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
#CatoSOTU — Walter Olson (@walterolson) January 13, 2016 Deja vu: Richard Nixon declared federal War on Cancer in 1971. [read post]
28 Jan 2016, 9:05 pm by Walter Olson
#Cato2016 #GOPDebate — Walter Olson (@walterolson) January 29, 2016 Chris Christie can't think of a federal program he'd end (except PP funding). [read post]
2 Jan 2012, 10:09 am by Steve Bainbridge
Walter Olson: “Rights-bearing individuals do not forfeit those rights when they associate in groups” argue my Cato colleagues Ilya Shapiro and Caitlyn McCarthy in the John Marshall Law Review [SSRN via Cato at Liberty]: Much of the criticism of Citizens United stems from the claim that the Constitution does not protect corporations because they are not “real” people. … This essay will demonstrate why the common argument that corporations lack rights because they… [read post]
10 Aug 2010, 7:03 am by Ted Frank
Coverage elsewhere before the ruling: Olson; Politico; Main Justice. [read post]
21 Mar 2011, 9:57 am by Steve Bainbridge
In "Schools for Misrule," Walter Olson offers a fine dissection of these strangely powerful institutions. [read post]
30 Mar 2011, 11:11 pm by Steve Bainbridge
Walter Olson's Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America: The latest book from Olson (The Excuse Factory) is part historical overview and part cutting-edge commentary examining corporate case studies and public and tort law with a sharp analysis of the academic system and the internal and external forces shaping its agenda. [read post]