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Agent Orange on Trial

Mass Toxic Disasters in the Courts, Enlarged Edition

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$46.50 • £37.95 • €42.00

ISBN 9780674010260

Publication Date: 03/15/1988

Short

376 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

World

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  • I. The Context
    • 1. A New Kind of Case
    • 2. The Chemical and the Courts
  • II. The Case
    • 3. The Agent Orange War
    • 4. Judge Pratt Rules
    • 5. Discovery Begins
    • 6. Three-Cornered Struggle
    • 7. Enter Judge Weinstein
    • 8. Fashioning a Settlement
    • 9. A Question of Fairness
    • 10. Compensations
    • 11. The Final Act
  • III. The Future
    • 12. Versions of Legal Reality
    • 13. Alternatives
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Index

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