Trial Lawyers

Congress is Sniffing Out the Activists in the Hen House

When advocacy groups can’t get their way, they often manipulate science to convince the public to listen to them. After all, according to Pew Research Center, scientists are by…
Posted November 3, 2017 at 5:11 pm

From “Watchdog” to Puppy for Its Liberal Housemates

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) had an undeserved reputation as a scourge of both parties in Washington while in reality it disproportionately attacked conservatives and Republicans…
Posted April 15, 2016 at 11:36 am

Trial Lawyers Hope Sweetener Litigation Will Give Their Pocketbooks a Rush

It must be a slow month at the office for personal injury attorney J. Michael Hayes of Buffalo, New York. Last week Hayes filed suit against six manufacturers of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) for…
Posted June 24, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Trial Lawyers Seize GMO (Genetically Modified Opportunity)

Last week, a farmer in Oregon claimed that he found genetically modified wheat in his field that wasn’t supposed to be there. (Biotech wheat is not currently commercialized…
Posted June 7, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Lefty Lapdogs Hail Hypocrisy in Federal Court

With the scent of scandal surrounding the White House and the federal bureaucracy, you would think that the “watchdogs” at Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…
Posted May 22, 2013 at 1:16 pm

New Book Claims Cupcakes and iPhones Are Crack

We thought that peak hysteria over the scientifically dubious notion of “food addiction” had arrived when a co-host of a show sponsored by the inventors of the Venti…
Posted May 13, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Trial Lawyer Tells Students to Lobby for His Anti-Soda League

Regular readers might remember John Banzhaf, the George Washington University professor and “Sue The Bastards” trial lawyer responsible for frivolous fast-food lawsuits in the early 2000s. Mercifully…
Posted March 7, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Enviro-Activists’ Fowl Litigation Lays an Egg

It’s been a dreary December for the lawsuit-happy radicals at Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance. But hardworking family farmers will be carrying some extra holiday cheer. The Waterkeeper Alliance…
Posted December 26, 2012 at 11:05 am

The Worst Proposals in Anti-Food Activism: Part 2

At the Center for Consumer Freedom, we read activists’ bad ideas every day. We’ve already covered five of the worst proposals yesterday. We now present the conclusion of CCF’s…
Posted December 19, 2012 at 3:41 pm

No Subpoenas in Your Stocking: Get CCF’s Christmas Cookie Liability Waiver!

Let’s face it: Santa’s a big guy. And in the eyes of the trial lawyers, he didn’t get that way on his own. Activists are trying to declare…
Posted December 14, 2012 at 10:15 am