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Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2005 [electronic resource].

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2005.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (6 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Claims.
Courts.
Jurisdiction.
Summary:
Reviews provisions of H.R. 420, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2005, that would strengthen Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding sanctions against parties who file frivolous claims or defenses, and create new rules of venue for personal injury claims, other than class actions, brought in State and Federal courts. Summarizes committee-added provisions; and discusses the pros and cons of H.R. 420.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2005
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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