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November 11, 2015

In the News Today – November 11, 2015

Editorial Rips Schneiderman’s Exxon ‘Climate Change’ Investigation: “Engaging in scientific research and public advocacy shouldn’t be crimes in a free country. Using the criminal law to shame and encumber companies that do so is a dangerous arrogation of power.” (Bloomberg View Editorial)

NY Times Anti-Arbitration Series Prepared by Plaintiffs’ Bar?: In a piece highlighting Philadelphia attorney Alan Kaplinsky’s criticism of the New York Times’ recent three-part anti-arbitration report, writer Chris Mondics wonders whether the plaintiffs’ bar played a “role in the preparation” of the report, since it “followed neatly point by point the criticisms of trial lawyers.” (Philadelphia Inquirer)

ILR Criticism of Illinois State Treasurer Noted: Illinois News Network highlights ILR’s criticism of the Illinois state treasurer, who has superseded state law by imposing new standards on how life insurance policies are paid out. The treasurer, along with the private company Verus, has been conducting audits of insurance companies and requiring them to pay out life insurance policies based on an unreliable list of the deceased in the state. (Illinois News Network)

Summit 2022 Cropped Graphic Podcasts The Critical Role of State Attorneys General State Attorneys General Letters, Comments, Petitions Coalition Letter on H.R. 963, the "FAIR Act" Arbitration Press Releases New Study: Consumers and Employees Win More Money, More Often, and More Quickly in Arbitration Than in Court Arbitration Arbitration Blog What is Arbitration? Arbitration Podcasts EPISODE 22: Summit XXI: New Day, New Tactics: The Plaintiffs’ Bar at Work Arbitration, Class Action Litigation, COVID-19 Liability, Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF)

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