Schools of Misrule: Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America

The Charlotte Lawyers Chapter

Walter K. Olson

Start : Thursday, December 8, 2011 12:00 PM

End   : Thursday, December 8, 2011 1:30 PM

K&L Gates
214 North Tryon Street, 47th Floor
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202


  • Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, the Cato Institute

Mr. Olson is a leading commentator on the American legal system and the author of several influential books critiquing abuses within the current system, including The Rule of Lawyers and The Litigation Explosion. His latest book, from which the title of this event is taken, examines the detrimental impact upon the legal system of ideological trends within the legal academy. Prior to joining the Cato Institute in 2010, Mr Olson was a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for Reason magazine. He is also the founder of, a widely read blog focusing on contemporary legal issues.


Registration details:

No cost for this event. Please bring your own lunch; soft drinks will be provided.

RSVP required for security clearance. Please RSVP by December 7.