Pardon me Donald, but now I must be terse,
I’ll lay it out for you in one simple verse.
You’ve been out voted,
Rebuked and demoted.
Look on the bright side, paying your taxes is worse.
Part One: a conversation with Georgia State Law Professor Tim Lytton
Why shielding businesses from coronavirus liability is a bad idea
bio: Timothy D Lytton is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University where he teaches regulatory policy, administrative law, and torts. He holds B.A. and J.D. degrees from Yale University. He is author of leading books on gun violence, clergy sexual abuse, and food regulation, as well as dozens of academic articles on regulatory policy, civil litigation, and administrative law. He has served as a Research Fellow at Yale Law School and a Fellow in the Harvard Program on Ethics and the Professions.
The bipartisan group of senators plans to present its $908 billion COVID-19 stimulus bill in 2 parts, so that at least some of it can pass
Why Is Mitch McConnell So Obsessed With Liability Shields?
The currently proposed liability shields are about liability with respect to companies' liability with their customers, but not their workers. Liability exposure to to their workers is already covered through the workers' compensation rules. Liability to customers is already covered by liability insurance. This is a ploy to introduce additional liability coverage under the cover of tort reform.
Rachel Cohen, freelance journalist, writes for the Intercept, and Marcia Brown, Writing Fellow with the American Prospect discuss how Congress can counter the Supreme Court through statutory overrides. Congress has legislative tools that can counter Supreme Court findings. Thus, Congress has the power to respond, and thus take back power that recent court rulings have affected.