Lee Sims sure had it nailed. Part of his role as the University of Connecticut School of Law's head reference librarian is to track trends in court decisions. He writes about such things in his "Librarian At Law" blog. Over the summer, he noted a case that, on the surface was about a civil rights lawsuit brought by a terrorist suspect. But language in the U.S. Supreme Court decision seemed to change the pleading standards for civil cases in federal court, making it easier for defendants to get lawsuits dismissed before discovery.
A Furor In The Federal Courts
The Connecticut Law Tribune
November 30, 2009
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