Multinational Monitor

MAR 2003
VOL 24 No. 3


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


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


Letters to the Editor

Behind the Lines

Buying the Judiciary

The Front
Canadians Come Clean - Phone Booth Revolving Door

The Lawrence Summers Memorial Award

Clear Channel: United We Stand

Names In the News



Organizations Publications

Center for Justice and Democracy
P.O. Box 3326
Church Street Station
New York, NY 10008
E-mail: [email protected]

The Foundation for Taxpayer & Consumer Rights
1750 Ocean Park Boulevard
Suite 200
Santa Monica, CA 90405
E-mail: [email protected]

Public Citizen
1600 20th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Association of Trial Lawyers
of America
1050 31st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
E-mail: [email protected]

Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
1717 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

American Tort
Reform Association

1101 Connecticut Avenue, NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036
E-mail: [email protected]

Consumer Federation of America
1424 16th Street, NW, Suite 604
Washington, DC 20036

Media Access Project
1625 K Street, NW, Suite 1118
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

IEarthrights International
1612 K Street, NW
Suite 401
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

International Labor Rights Fund
733 15th Street, NW
Suite 920
Washington, D.C. 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Project Underground
1916A MLK Jr. Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
E-mail: [email protected]

Friends of the Earth
1025 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20005
E-mail: [email protected]

Democracy Watch
P.O. Box 821, Station B
Ottawa, CANADA K1P 5P9
E-mail: [email protected]

The Center for Public Integrity
910 17th Street, NW, Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20006
E-mail: [email protected]

Environmental Working Group
1436 U Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20009
E-mail: [email protected]

Organic Consumers Association
6101 Cliff Estate Road
Little Marais, MN 55614

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

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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