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June 21, 2017

In the News Today – June 21, 2017

Ralph Nader Calls on Trial Lawyers to Open Up Annual Meeting: Corporate Crime Reporter notes that the American Bar Association’s annual meeting is open to the press, the Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform’s annual summit is open to the press, and yet the American Association for Justice’s annual convention is closed to the press. Ralph Nader is now calling on the American Association for Justice to “open their doors” so the public can know more about the work of trial lawyers. (Corporate Crime Reporter)

‘Smart Phones and Trial Lawyers’ Leading to Extra Netting in Baseball Stadiums: Spectators have been able to view a baseball game with an unobstructed view for a century, but now legislatures may “force the sport to erect netting to ensure that spectators are protected” from balls or bats that fly into the stands. Jonathan Tobin writes that, “those who go to games take that risk” and “that’s the way it would probably have stayed except for these factors: smart phones [and] trial lawyers.” (The Federalist)  

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