Merry Christmas, Trial Lawyers

by Gary Marx

Trial lawyers are getting an early Christmas gift from Harry Reid. According to the National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA), “Senate Democrats have unveiled an omnibus appropriations bill that would fund a wide range of government functions for fiscal year 2011. The package contains an appropriation of $440 million dollars for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) and removes the restriction on class actions.”

Hans von Spakovsky has more here.