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Cass Sunstein has been appointed to run the OMB Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, which reviews major federal rules. While business has quietly applauded this move, liberals are worrying that Sunstein will not sufficiently support the rescinding of pro-business regulations enacted by the Bush administration or champion new ones pertaining to health and safety.
Sunstein, a prolific author and public intellectual, was [...]

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Although I have been out of commission during the past week or so, seeing that it is the holidays, there have in the meanwhile been tragic accidents that have occurred as a result of unsafe products, insufficient warnings, and corporate negligence. Bringing them to your attention, I realize, is in a way Scrooge-like and the antithesis of spreading holiday cheer, but for [...]

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A New Jersey Appeals Court ruled last week that the plaintiff in a rollover case involving a 2000 Ford Explorer who lost at trial will have a second bite at the apple since the trial judge gave improper instructions to the jury.
More specifically, the trial judge refused to give a limiting instruction that evidence of the [...]

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Recently, Boston attorneys Edward and James Swartz released their annual “Ten Worst Toys List.” The Letterman-esque list, for those unfamiliar with it, cites the most dangerous toys that are on the market each holiday season.
The AAJ conducted an analysis finding that 57 percent of products recalled so far this year were produced in China. As has been reported in the news, [...]

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