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Unsettling Questions Regarding Lawyer Civil Claim Settlement Authority
While often presumed or declared to be quite settled, many of the guidelines on lawyer civil claim settlement authority are unsettled, leaving unresolved questions for lawyers, clients, and the courts. The upcoming publication ...
Fines Under New Federal Civil Rule 11: The New Monetary Sanctions for the "Stop-and Think-Again" Rule
The 1983 amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 11, which dealt with frivolous litigation papers, prompted much controversy, satellite litigation, and a new cottage industry, Rule amendments in 1983 increased ...
Observations on Recent Efforts to Deter Frivolous Papers in the Illinois Circuit Courts
Recently, significant legislative initiatives have been made to deter the filing of frivolous papers in the Illinois Circuit Courts. These initiatives authorize the imposition of sanctions on those who file litigation ...
Evolving Views of Civil Litigation: Future Civil Procedure Courses
There is reason to think that Professors McManamon, Resnik and Eskridge might each welcome an independent civil procedure course chiefly focused on civil claim settlements. Professor McManamon wonders whether alternative ...