TITLE

TORTURED LOGIC

AUTHOR(S)
Schuck, Peter
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;3/27/95, Vol. 212 Issue 13, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Contends that the proposed bills which aim to reform tort law in the U.S. will violate three central assumptions in the Contract With America platform of the Republican Party. Republican support for the proposed bills; Examination on the provisions of the proposed bills; Arguments of Republicans in explaining the incompatibility of the proposed bills with that of the central assumptions in the Contract With America.
ACCESSION #
9503157564

 

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