Walter Olson - Encounter Books

Walter Olson

This author is available for media and speaking engagements.

Book This Author
Walter Olson

WALTER OLSON is an author and critic whose acclaimed books—The Litigation Explosion, The Excuse Factory, and The Rule of Lawyers—have changed the way we think about the American legal system. A senior fellow at the Cato Institute, he is a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal and other leading newspapers and has written columns for Great Britain’s Times Online and Reason. His online work includes Overlawyered.com, widely cited as the oldest blog about law.


Titles by this Author