John Edwards’ political career is over — and rightly so — but he’s still a punching-bag for the “tort reform” crowd.

He shouldn’t be. Here’s an example.

Stephen Bainbridge leaves his expertise and reveals himself at least a careless speaker, if not an outright fool. After Eric Johnson at PrawfsBlog discusses teaching a Torts class

Causation in Tort: General Populations vs. Individual Cases:

To establish causation, a tort plaintiff must show that it is “more probable than not” that the harm would not have occurred if the defendant had followed the relevant standard of care. Statistical evidence, based on aggregate data, is sometimes introduced to show that the defendant’s