July 27, 2005
S. T. Karnick over at The Reform Club comments on a recent suit filed against DuPont over Teflon, claiming that “DuPont lied in a massive attempt to continue selling their product.”
Karnick observes that abuse of the tort system is rampant, in part because “it has been perverted into a proxy for the criminal justice system: a means of punishing supposed wrongdoers through the use of a weaker standard of proof
—preponderance of the evidence instead of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.”
Trial by Fury
Law professor Ronald J. Continue Reading...