Baltimore Suing Energy Companies For Damage Caused By Climate Change

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The quest for sanity here has an Achilles heel: the American jury system.

If a team of lawyers can convince a team of idiots (jurors) of any proposition, then it is decided as though that proposition were true, regardless of scientific or financial reality. There are many examples in U.S. civil courts where decisions and settlements have been made on the basis of preposterous scientific propositions. The current "Roundup" situation is apropos.

I have often thought that there should be a "scientific court of appeals," but I don't think it is workable. Also, the tort bar would never allow it to come into existence.
 

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Following laws and regulations is no longer acceptable.
Why do you think Federal law allows any and all cases filed in State court be automatically jumped up to the Federal courts? ... or do you not understand the issue before SCOTUS? ...
What’s that got to do with Leftards suing people for following the law?
 

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