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The Spectacular History of the Court of Claims

The Spectacular History of the Court of Claims

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Prime Examples of Private Bill for a Tort Claim (Be Careful in Palisades Park, and the Other Perils of Prohibition)

Prime Examples of Private Bill for a Tort Claim (Be Careful in Palisades Park, and the Other Perils of Prohibition)

 

Very short post here- came up while I was trying to update count the number of private bills passed. This is exactly what the (amended) FTCA would encompass, but in 1917 was dealt with via private bill. Also interesting that lawyers could not collect more than 10% of this money.

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Update- Another gem:

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Is H. R. 6116 Constitutional?

Is H. R. 6116 Constitutional?

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“The King Can Do No Wrong” as American Political Attack Rhetoric

“The King Can Do No Wrong” as American Political Attack Rhetoric

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FTCA Suit of the Day: Feres and Football

FTCA Suit of the Day: Feres and Football

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Langford v. United States: The Court Rejects “The King Can Do No Wrong”?

Langford v. United States: The Court Rejects “The King Can Do No Wrong”?

Or, No More Kings?

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Early “Lawfare” in 1812: Fallout from Fayal

Early “Lawfare” in 1812: Fallout from Fayal

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The Cost of a Private Bill (Hint, It’s $200)

The Cost of a Private Bill (Hint, It’s $200)

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