Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis

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In recent years, stories of reckless lawyers and greedy citizens have given the legal system, and victims in general, a bad name. Many Americans have come to believe that we live in the land of the litigious, where frivolous lawsuits and absurdly high settlements reign. Scholars have argued for years that this common view of the depraved ruin of our civil legal system is a myth, but their research and statistics rarely make the news. William Haltom and Michael McCann here persuasively show how popularized distorted ...

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Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis
2004, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226314648

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Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis
2004, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226314631

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