Professor Krauss comments on lawsuits pertaining to ingestion of trans fats
Professor Michael Krauss comments on lawsuits pertaining to ingestion of trans fats in a recent Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder article in which he maintains that "The lawsuits against Big Fat are in reality lawsuits against individual responsibility."
My "Big Fat" Update: Courts Disserve Rule of Law in Food Lawsuits Decisions WLF Legal Backgrounder, May 6, 2005. By Professor Michael I. Krauss.
"As noted in the previous Legal Backgrounder on "Big Fat," what all these suits exemplify is the transformation of tort law from a tool of private ordering (rectifying individual wrongs inflicted by one person on an unwilling victim) to a technique of public policy on the same level as taxation or regulation."