“Tort reform?” Cop killer’s suit nets him diddly-squat

Well, I don’t think I’d have put it that way, but today’s Daily News headline did. Following up their story last week (and my recent post about two lawsuits and one memory):

A Manhattan federal jury sent cop-killer Lee Woods back to prison without giving him a penny.

The panel deliberated just five hours yesterday before rejecting Woods’ civil suit seeking damages from the city and five Rikers Island guards for a purported 2007 jailhouse beating.

Another powerful argument against “tort reform”: our jury system.

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