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On Tort Reform, It's Thompson vs. Thompson

Former trial lawyer's record on legal issues far from open-and-shut

(Newser) - He's known for being tough on crime. But as a GOP senator, Fred Thompson voted against legislation to shrink attorney fees and limit malpractice payouts, repeatedly clashing with his own party. Thompson, a probable Republican presidential candidate, previously worked as a trial lawyer himself, and once even argued against government... More »

$54M Pants Party Helps Pay Legal Fees

Slacks are most famous guest at fundraiser for dry cleaners

(Newser) - A guard stood watch over the most expensive pair of pants in the world at a fundraiser yesterday evening in Washington. Guests sipped cocktails, nibbled appetizers, and took photos with the notorious garment, which was so important to its original owner that he sued his dry cleaners for $54 million.... More »

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