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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.

Excerpt:

"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."