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Walter Olson

Senior fellow, Cato Institute; author, 'The Litigation Explosion' and 'Schools for Misrule'

Walter Olson is a senior fellow at the <a href="http://www.cato.org/" rel="nofollow">Cato Institute</a> and the author of several books on the U.S. legal system, including <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Litigation-Explosion-Happened-America-Unleashed/dp/0452268249" rel="nofollow">The Litigation Explosion</a></em> and most recently <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Schools-Misrule-Academia-Overlawyered-America/dp/1594032335" rel="nofollow">Schools for Misrule</a></em> (Encounter). He founded and runs the blog <a href="http://www.overlawyered.com/" rel="nofollow">Overlawyered</a> and also blogs occasionally at <a href="http://igfculturewatch.com/" rel="nofollow">Independent Gay Forum</a> and <a href="http://allmdfamilies.wordpress.com/" rel="nofollow">Maryland for All Families</a>.