A typo that caused the House and Senate to approve slightly different versions of President Bush's Deficit Reduction Act before it was signed into law has proven a Pandora's box, triggering lawsuits that question the legality of everything from new Medicare reimbursements to increases in court filing fees. The mistake has caught the attention of lawyers and lawmakers, who, if successful in proving the act unconstitutional, can nullify the act, including parts they wish to alter.
One Small Typo, Lots of Lawsuits
The National Law Journal
August 2, 2006