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25 Feb, 2011

The Chamber of Commerce: A Friend of the Court (and vice versa)

2019-03-18T18:48:05-05:00February 25th, 2011|Tags: , , , , , |

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court ruled that people who are injured or killed by the side effects of vaccines cannot sue vaccine manufacturers for alleged design defects.  Another day, another victory in the Supreme Court for a business defendant—and another victory for preemption, the legal doctrine under which state law can be [...]

20 Dec, 2010

Monday Media Profile on the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:48:10-05:00December 20th, 2010|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Supreme Court has been featured prominently in a number of mainsteam media publications and the legal blogosphere. Adam Liptak, at the New York Times, reports on a study conducted by Northwestern and Chicago law schools. The study notes that business interest cases have occupied a greater piece of the Supreme Court’s docket [...]