Multinational Monitor

MAR 2003
VOL 24 No. 3

FEATURES:

The Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis Hoax
by Jamie Court

De-Globalizing Justice: The Corporate Campaign to Strip Foreign Victims of Corporate-Induced Human Rights Violations of the Right to Sue in U.S. Courts
by Kenny Bruno

Corporate Astroturf and Civil Justice: The Corporations Behind "Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse"
by Carl Deal and Joanne Doroshow

INTERVIEW:

Justice for the Injured: Defending the Civil Justice System from the Corporate "Tort Deform" Movement
an interview with Joanne Doroshow

DEPARTMENTS:

Letters to the Editor

Behind the Lines

Editorial
Buying the Judiciary

The Front
Canadians Come Clean - Phone Booth Revolving Door

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Poetry
Clear Channel: United We Stand

Names In the News

Resources

Resources

Organizations Publications

Center for Justice and Democracy
P.O. Box 3326
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008
E-mail: info@centerjd.org
www.centerjd.org

The Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights
1750 Ocean Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
E-mail: ftcr@consumerwatchdog.org
www.consumerwatchdog.org

Public Citizen
1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
www.citizen.org

Association of Trial Lawyers
of America
1050 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
E-mail: info@atlahq.org
www.atla.org

Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: tlpj@tlpj.org
www.tlpj.org

American Tort
Reform Association

1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: gcarney@atra.org
www.atra.org

Consumer Federation of America
1424 16th Street, NW, Suite 604
Washington, DC 20036
www.consumerfederation.org

Media Access Project
1625 K Street, NW, Suite 1118
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: info@mediaccess.org
www.mediaaccess.org

IEarthrights International
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 401
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: infousa@earthrights.org
www.earthrights.org

International Labor Rights Fund
733 15th Street, NW
Suite 920
Washington, D.C. 20005
E-mail: laborrights@igc.org
www.laborrights.org

Project Underground
1916A MLK Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
E-mail: project_underground@moles.org
www.moles.org

Friends of the Earth
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: foe@foe.org
www.foe.org

Democracy Watch
P.O. Box 821, Station B
Ottawa, CANADA K1P 5P9
E-mail: dwatch@web.net
www.dwatch.ca

The Center for Public Integrity
910 17th Street, NW, Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: feedback@publicintegrity.org
www.publicintegrity.org

Environmental Working Group
1436 U Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: info@ewg.org
www.ewg.org

Organic Consumers Association
6101 Cliff Estate Road
Little Marais, MN 55614
www.organicconsumers.org

Making a Killing: HMOs and the Threat to Your Health
By Jamie Court and Francis Smith
Monroe, Maine:
Common Courage Press, 1999

In Defense of Tort Law
By Thomas Koenig and
Michael Rustad
New York:
New York University Press, 2001

Why Lawsuits Are Good for America: Disciplined Democracy, Big Business and the Common Law
By Carl Bogus
New York:
New York University Press, 2001

The Transformation of American Law 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy
By Morton Horwitz
New York: Oxford University Press, 1994

No Contest: Corporate Lawyers and the Perversion of Justice in America
By Ralph Nader and Wesley Smith
New York: Random House, 1999

The Politics of Law:
A Progressive Critique

Edited by David Kairys
New York: Basic Books, 1998

Cornered:
Big Tobacco at the Bar of Justice

By Peter Pringle
New York: Henry Holt, 1998

The People v. Big Tobacco: How the States Took on the Tobacco Giants
By Carrick Mollenkamp,
Adam Levy, Joseph Menn,
Jeffrey Rothfeder
Princeton, New Jersey:
Bloomberg Press, 1998

 

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