Johnston, Beth
September 1995
New Republic;9/4/95, Vol. 213 Issue 10, p19
Contends that the Republican-sponsored legislative bills which seek to reform federal laws and regulations on health, safety, the environment and in other areas will clog U.S. courts with new cases. Effect of the bills on the Republican Party's plans for legal reform; Procedure followed by judges in deciding whether governmental regulations are justified; Explanation that expensive judicial micro management of the law could happen under the Republican-sponsored bills; Advantages of environment-related suits to businesses.


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