The Lawsuit Lobby’s Taxpayer Drain

Most Americans have probably seen or heard advertisements from lawyers in recent months regarding contaminated water at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Attorneys have reportedly been spending vast sums on these ads, prompted by the passage of congressional legislation allowing veterans and others who suffered illness or injury from the water to pursue otherwise-barred claims against the federal government. Regrettably, mounting concern suggests that legislators may have undermined their own…

InfluenceWatch Podcast #255: COVID Relief Racism in Oklahoma and Georgia

Equal treatment under the law, regardless of race: One would think that all could agree on that principle, but in states and localities across the country—even in Republican-controlled states—that principle is giving way to programs that restrict eligibility based on skin color. Joining my colleague Sarah Lee and I to discuss these programs and how to challenge them legally is Glenn Roper, an attorney with the Pacific Legal Foundation.   …

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