Law Schools and an Overlawyered America
The Greenville Lawyers Chapter
Walter K. Olson
Start : Wednesday, December 7, 2011 12:00 PM
End : Wednesday, December 7, 2011 1:30 PM
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Greenville, SC 29601
- Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, the Cato Institute
Prior to joining the Cato Institute, Walter Olson was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and has been a columnist for Great Britain's Times Online as well as Reason. His writing appears regularly in such publications as the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the New York Post. Olson's most recent book, Schools for Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America (Encounter Books), appeared in 2011 and was described by Publisher's Weekly as "cutting-edge commentary," "astute," "witty" and "hard-hitting." His previous books include The Rule of Lawyers, The Excuse Factory, and The Litigation Explosion, which was cited by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor in a major Supreme Court case. On the web, he founded and continues to run Overlawyered.com, widely cited as the oldest blog on law as well as one of the most popular.
Admission is FREE for this event. Approved for one hours MCLE credt.