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Video: The Inhumanity of Texas Tort Reform

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

Legal Progress—the legal policy program at the Center for American Progress—released a new video on the damaging effects of Texas’ tort reform legislation, which makes it virtually impossible for victims of emergency room negligence to hold hospitals accountable for medical...

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Fred Korematsu

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

(PBS) The Korematsu family in their plant nursery before World War II with Fred third from left. While his Japanese-born parents left in the evacuation, he stayed behind with a girlfriend. “I didn’t think that the government would go as...

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A handgun recoils as the trigger is pulled and a shell casing soars into the air

Recent developments in firearms litigation

May 13, 1999 12:19 pm Published by

Do plaintiffs ever win gun lawsuits? Is there such a thing as successful firearms litigation? Recent developments in firearms litigation may suggest an answer. The conventional wisdom is that gun manufactures, sellers, and dealers are immune to liability for the...

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