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Congress Must Act to Avoid Trial Lawyers’ ‘Brewing Litigation Storm’ From Virus Pandemic, Group Says

Congress Must Act to Avoid Trial Lawyers’ ‘Brewing Litigation Storm’ From Virus Pandemic, Group Says

BY MARK TAPSCOTT   Millions of American businesses will soon be assaulted by “meritless and abusive civil litigation” unless Congress enacts new CCP virus liability protections like those unveiled May 7 by the Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), the group said. “The brewing litigation storm is a recipe for economic havoc,” the ILR said in a study entitled “COVID-19: Federal […]

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

BUSINESS | Attorney General Barr Makes His Case For Reexamining A Critical Law Protecting Big Tech From Waves Of Lawsuits

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER   Attorney General Bill Barr discussed Wednesday what he sees as problems with a law passed in the early days of the internet that protects tech companies from dealing with waves of lawsuits. There is reason to believe Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is due for changes that allow tech […]

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove’s Statement on Lawsuits against State Law Impacting Independent Contractors

POLITICS | Senate Republican Leader Grove’s Statement on Lawsuits against State Law Impacting Independent Contractors

SACRAMENTO – Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove . (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after a federal judge from the U.S. Southern District Court recently issued a temporary ruling against enforcing Assembly Bill 5 on independent truck drivers and motor carriers. This temporary ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by the California Trucking Association. The […]

Failing education, lawsuits and parental choice

Failing education, lawsuits and parental choice

. . By Larry Sand . Americans are shockingly weak in civics. The latest Annenberg Public Policy Center survey finds that only 39 percent could name the three branches of U.S. government and less than one-quarter know that Congress has to muster a two-thirds vote to override a presidential veto. The results are in line with a study […]

Newsom Vows Money, Lawsuits to Ease California Housing Crisis

Newsom Vows Money, Lawsuits to Ease California Housing Crisis

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views   Government in California has made it hard to get permits and zoning clearance.  Now Newsom is demanding those decision be taken from your City Hall and made in Sacramento.  Do you have the time to travel to Sacramento to discuss your concerns about lack of […]

Sandman Family Hires Famed Libel ‘Lawyer for the Damned’

Sandman Family Hires Famed Libel ‘Lawyer for the Damned’

Virginia Kruta and Hillary Silverman, Reporters   Famed libel attorney Lin Wood announced Thursday that he would be representing Nick Sandmann, the Covington Catholic High School junior currently at the center of a media firestorm. Wood, who has earned the moniker “Lawyer for the Damned,” has made a name for himself taking on media on behalf of […]

Time to get them off our gravy train: Sue and settle schemes

Time to get them off our gravy train: Sue and settle schemes

. By Greg Walcher EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt recently issued a directive to end a 20-year string of “sue and settle” cases that have funneled untold millions of tax dollars to environmental organizations. Predictably, those groups and their allies have been apoplectic about it. Many of these groups have grown from grassroots citizen movements to […]

SCOTUS: Patent Trolls’ Loss is a Win for Honest Commerce

SCOTUS: Patent Trolls’ Loss is a Win for Honest Commerce

. By Thomas L. Knapp On May 22, the US Supreme Court ruled unanimously — and correctly — on a fairly obscure case that nonetheless has huge implications in an area where millions or even billions of dollars are frequently at stake. In TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands, the Court came down against […]

States File Legal Challenge Maintaining Trump EPA Must Fight Global Warming

States File Legal Challenge Maintaining Trump EPA Must Fight Global Warming

A coalition of states filed a legal challenge Wednesday against the Trump administration’s decision to roll back a slew of Obama-era climate regulations. The legal motion comes after Trump signed an executive order targeting climate change regulations ushered in by former President Barack Obama. The New York-led group of states argue Trump’s Environmental Protections Agency […]

Lawsuits up as state implements regs to stem slave labor

Lawsuits up as state implements regs to stem slave labor
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