Robert A. Levy: Author of Shakedown: How Corporations, Government, and Trial Lawyers Abuse the Judicial Process

Event Date - May 05, 2005

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Goldwater Institute Book Forum

 

The Goldwater Institute book series
Who's Writing Now?
 
featuring
 
Robert A. Levy, author, Shakedown: How Corporations, Government, and Trial Lawyers Abuse the Judicial Process
 
A PROPERLY FUNCTIONING tort system helps those who have been harmed receive a measure of justice. But, as Robert A. Levy argues in Shakedown, the American tort system has become a mechanism by which politicians extract "damages" from targeted industries on behalf of favored interest groups. Shakedown exposes these and other abuses of America's judicial system and recommends overhauling tort and antitrust laws through reforms that are compatible with the principles of federalism and a limited government. Join us for this important and timely discussion of the tort system. Reception to follow.
 
May 5, 2005
4:30-6:00 p.m.
Goldwater Institute, 500 East Coronado Road, Phoenix
One block north of McDowell, west of 7th Street
 
Who's Writing Now? brings nationally-recognized authors to Phoenix for discussions of their books and current policy issues. These free events are open to the public and provide an opportunity for the sharing of ideas in a casual setting.

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