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Are Lawyers Ruining America?
Aired 11/16/1995

There has been a great deal of attention focused on Americaís criminal justice system lately, but what about our civil justice system? Americans and American companies spend billions of dollars suing each other every year.
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  Michael Horowitz
    senior fellow at the Hudson Institute, co-author of Rethinking Contingency Fees
  Philip Howard
    author of The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America
  Jonathan Turley
    law professor at George Washington University
  Paul Rothstein
    Media attention is focusing the publicís watchfulness on the issue of jury selection, as demonstrated by the circus surrounding the recent O.J. Simpson murder trial. Some experts say that publicity, prejudice, and complexity are destroying the jury system

Originally Aired: 11/16/1995

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