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WALTER OLSON

WALTER OLSON

Walter Olson is senior fellow at the Cato Institute and has written about the international human rights movement in Schools for Misrule (Encounter).

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The American tort system has generated many litigation campaigns and completed verdicts we now recognize as scientific embarrassments. Among them are lawsuits claiming that silicone...

Perhaps the Obama administration was not expecting a great public outcry this spring when it unveiled a “blueprint” for how campuses across the nation will...

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his aides at the NYC Department of Health seem to have been caught unawares Monday when Judge Milton Tingling Jr. struck down...

Sometimes you have to wonder whether the editors of the New York Times have a secret wish to sabotage the causes they promote. Consider the International...

The nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court of an identifiably conservative figure tends to set off a flurry of noisy opposition from the ranks of...

Judge Not . . . Guilty: The Collapse of Criminal Justice by Harold J. Rothwax Random House. 238 pp. $23.00 In Detroit, a rapist held fourteen-year-old Angela Skinner captive...