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Walter K. Olson (born August 20, 1954) is an author and blogger who writes mostly about tort reform. Olson is a senior fellow of the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank in Washington DC. Formerly Olson was associated with the Manhattan Institute in New York City. He founded several websites, including the Manhattan Institute's scholarly PointOfLaw.com, and continues to run Overlawyered.com, a more popularly oriented website focusing on tort reform and alleged overreaching by lawyers. He has published three books on the American litigation system: The Litigation Explosion, The Excuse Factory, and most recently The Rule of Lawyers.

The Washington Post has dubbed Olson an "intellectual guru of tort reform."He has testified to Congress numerous times, and has written articles for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Reason and The New York Times. His work is often discussed in the press and has been cited in court opinions.

Olson is a graduate of Yale University.

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Total Books: 4
Schools for Misrule
2011 - Schools for Misrule (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781459612723
ISBN-10: 1459612728
Genre: Law
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Schools for Misrule Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America
2011 - Schools for Misrule Legal Academia and an Overlawyered America (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781594032332
ISBN-10: 1594032335
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The Excuse Factory
2007 - The Excuse Factory (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781416576235
ISBN-10: 1416576231
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The Excuse Factory
1997 - The Excuse Factory (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780684827322
ISBN-10: 0684827328
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
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