U.S. House Judiciary Panel Approves Measure to Reduce Frivolous Lawsuits

September 2011
CoatingsTech;Sep2011, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p20
Academic Journal
The article reports on the approval of the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (H.R. 966) by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee to reduce frivolous lawsuits. It mentions that the bill would fortify the Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil procedure which restricts the ability of business enterprises to hire and expand. It also notes its possible removal of the flexibility that judges have to specify when to implement penalties against lawyers.


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