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U.S. Chamber Urges Missouri Legislature to Override Vetoes of Bills Geared to Improve State's Lawsuit Climate

Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), made the following statement today about Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's vetoes of bills to keep "junk science" out of state courts by adopting the federal standard governing expert witness testimony (SB 591) and to ensure that courts and juries properly consider accurate damage calculations (SB 847). Read More »