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Closing Arguments: Taking sides on tort reform

Shortly after Gov. Scott Walker took office in 2011, he and his fellow Republicans in the state Legislature passed sweeping legislation touching on many corners of the state’s tort laws. Since then, scarcely a year has gone by without Republican lawmakers putting forward at least one piece of major tort-reform legislation. The latest proposals come in the form of Assembly ...

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Health care ruling spurs employment action, tort reform debate

As lawyers, lawmakers and legal experts continue to digest the 193-page U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding most of the federal health care law, including its individual insurance coverage mandate, one thing is clear: the decision will make an indelible impact on the way lawmakers create law, the way many attorneys work and the legacy of Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.’s Court.

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