Trial Lawyers (page 8)

Sue The Bastards, 2006 Edition

Pop quiz: “Whose fault is it that so many Americans are fat?” “‘Fault’ is a hard word.” That’s trial lawyer John Banzhaf’s inadvertently self-parodying answer to a question…
Posted August 22, 2006 at 12:00 am

No Choice But To Sue Soda

“I don’t want to sue them. I have no choice.” This is how diet book author Julia Havey…
Posted July 17, 2006 at 12:00 am

CSPI Lawsuit Thrown Out By The Court Of Public Opinion

It’s been less than a week since the food police at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) filed a class-action lawsuit against KFC for…
Posted June 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Activists Need To Watch That Appetite

It’s tough being an activist: Even when you get what you want, you’re not happy. Witness yesterday’s announcement from soft drink makers that they will stop selling regular…
Posted May 4, 2006 at 12:00 am

Food Cop Law And Order

In the social justice system, two separate yet equally obnoxious groups claim to represent the people: the food police, who push overblown hype and junk science; and…
Posted March 16, 2006 at 12:00 am

One Weight-Loss Plan That Actually Works

Fed up with 20 years of bad living that left him weighing 400 pounds, one Southern California man has taken responsibility for his health into his own hands — or…
Posted March 13, 2006 at 12:00 am

Food Cop Lawsuits: ‘Illusions That Waste Good Intentions’

The timer on the food cops’ latest legal bomb is about to reach zero. For everyone’s sake, let’s hope it’s a dud. The Center for Science in the Public…
Posted February 20, 2006 at 12:00 am

First, They Came For The Dodgeballs

Desperately mining the pits of legal theory in search of support for his next lawsuit, George Washington University law professor John Banzhaf recently produced another gem. Last…
Posted January 19, 2006 at 12:00 am

Food Police’s Lawsuit Insults Personal Responsibility, Science

Today the better-living-through-litigation squad at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) held a press conference to announce an audacious new lawsuit against two companies involved with…
Posted January 18, 2006 at 12:00 am

The Envelope, Please…

The Center for Consumer Freedom is pleased to announce our 5th Annual Tarnished Halo Awards. Each year we shine the spotlight on America’s most notorious animal-rights zealots, environmental scaremongers, celebrity…
Posted January 12, 2006 at 12:00 am