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My colleagues Walter and Marie are handling themselves well, but as they're outnumbered, I'd like to offer some brief thoughts from my vantage point north of Yellowstone. Many of the commenters critical of loser pays are arguing against a specific Would "loser pays" eliminate frivolous lawsuits and defenses?
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I agree with my old law school chum John that this is a fascinating discussion. And I share his, and Gillian's, skepticism that American judges are well-equipped to engage in civil-law-style active case management for complex cases. While it's possible What is the role of the courts in making social policy?
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