ATRA Statement on Mistrial in Latest Flint Water Civil Trial

August 11, 2022 (WASHINGTON) – Today, a Federal Magistrate Judge in the U.S. Eastern District Court of Michigan declared a mistrial after a jury convened in good faith and could […]

Baseless Legal Attacks Could Worsen US Energy Woes

Energy producers face legal attacks from multiple angles, according to a new report. The report, released today by the American Tort Reform Foundation (ATRF), revealed that state attorneys general and […]

New Oklahoma Law to Address Transparency in Private Attorney Contracting

A bill addressing private attorney contracting was signed into law in Oklahoma on Friday. Governor Kevin Stitt (R) signed Senate Bill 984, which was sponsored by Senator Kim David (R) and Representative […]

Controversial Restatement Adopted by American Law Institute

ALI’s restatement of the law of ‘consumer contracts’ the latest in a surge of advocacy by the Institute

State Attorneys General Leave National Org Following ATRA Report

According to recent reports, three state attorneys general will leave the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Ad Law Access reported this week that the Attorneys General of Missouri, Montana, […]

New ATRA Report: American Law Institute Pushes Advocacy Instead of Education

The American Tort Reform Association (ATRA) today released a report documenting how the American Law Institute (ALI) has evolved into a “stealth” legal advocacy organization that is promulgating views well […]

Maryland Attorney General Candidate Jim Shalleck Prioritizes Transparency

Maryland candidate for state attorney general, Jim Shalleck (R), pledged to prioritize transparency and open accountability in office, the American Tort Reform Association announced today. Shalleck, who most recently served […]

Idaho Attorney General Candidate Art Macomber Prioritizes Transparency

Idaho candidate for state attorney general, Arthur Macomber (R), pledged to prioritize transparency and open accountability in office, the American Tort Reform Association announced today. Macomber embraced good-government principles by […]

Attorneys General Association Risks Member Loss Over Anti-Business Litigation

What once was an independent association of state attorneys general now runs the risk of losing crucial members and having a new reputation of being a financially motivated promoter of […]

Coalition Letter on H.R. 963, the “FAIR Act”

This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, opposing H.R. 963, the “FAIR Act.”

ATRA Applauds Court’s Decision to Allow LTL’s Bankruptcy Process to Proceed

FEBRUARY 25, 2022 (WASHINGTON) – Today, Chief Judge Michael Kaplan, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey, denied claimants motions to dismiss LTL’s bankruptcy proceedings. Statement from American […]

American Law Institute Risks Overstepping Boundaries with Proposed Restatements

Proposed restatements from the ALI are becoming increasingly controversial, ATRA President Tiger Joyce says.

Study: Trial Lawyers Spent More Than $126 Mil. on Colorado TV Ads Over Past 5 Years

From 2017 through 2021, trial lawyer groups flooded Colorado airwaves
with more 1.6 million TV ads