May 22 roundup

by Walter Olson on May 22, 2010

  • No answer at 911? “Florida Verdict May Threaten EMS Availability” [White Coat]
  • New Orleans politico Steve Theriot drops suit seeking identities of online critics [Times-Picayune and more, NYT "Media Decoder", Slabbed, earlier]
  • On a vial of anesthetic: “One patient use only.” Nevada jury finds that warning inadequate to prevent multiple patient use and awards $500 million in punitives [Carter at Point of Law, Abnormal Use] More: Ted at PoL.
  • Floodgates to litigation? “Parent Can Sue Ex for Turning Children Against Him” [NJLJ]
  • Lawyer who isn’t honest is a threat to the social order: noted Allentown, Pa. attorney gets 6 1/2 years for fraud [Legal Intelligencer, earlier]
  • “Another European Prosecution for Insulting Religion” [Volokh; pop star Dorota Rabczewska, Poland]
  • A lawyer’s advice: try to get those Rand Paul types off your jury [Turkewitz]
  • If SEIU craves respectability, maybe it shouldn’t send mobs to besiege bank execs at their homes [Nina Easton, Fortune, cross-posted from Cato at Liberty; related from PoL last year; more from Big Journalism including role of D.C. police, but note denials on last point]

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