This response to Anne Applebaum's public tantrum about people being held accountable starts with a review of the "litigation panic" of the 1990's which resulted in you losing your right to sue corporations. #tw
Both the "speech panic" and the "litigation panic" are powerful interests' backlash against being held accountable for their actions. #tw
Also, back when I was doing analysis of "wrappers" for federal district court cases in the early 1990s, most litigation involving corporations was between non-banking sector firms and banking sector firms. #tw
That analysis to support Galanter and Roger's work is how I learned Perl and ended up working on the web. #tw
Anyway, if you see anyone from AEI or Cato at an academic event, look out, they are trying to steal your money, rights, or both.
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