In the Manhattan Institute report, James Copland, director of legal policy, details campaign contributions by law firms that are selected by state AGs, often in no-bid contracts,
to pursue lawsuits on a contingency-fee basis.
Daniel Fisher, Forbes
A new report showing the cozy relationship between trial lawyers and state attorneys general shines a light on the actions of West
Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw.
Steven Allen Adams, West Virginia Watch Dog
The Center for Legal Policy at the Manhattan Institute released a troubling report Tuesday on the unholy alliance between individual state attorneys general across the country
and the plaintiffs' bar…The study chronicles questionable bargains between the trial bar and the states' top law-enforcement officials.
Christopher Santarelli, The Blaze
The 2011 Report on the Alliance Between State Attorneys General and the Plaintiffs Bar, published by the Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy, demonstrates how the collusion
between these groups can foster corruption, unjust enrichment, diversion of money belonging to the tax payers, and cause the degradation of the civil justice system," he said. "The Report exposes the unsavory relationship
which cries out for correction by the states involved.
Edwin Meese III, U.S. Attorney General during the Reagan Administration