Testifying at a congressional hearing last fall on federal court pleading standards, Arthur R. Miller of NYU Law School, a leading authority on American civil procedure, recounted the steady movement of case disposition earlier and earlier in a case, concluding that the only step left is to "shoot plaintiffs before they come into the courthouse."
Don't Shoot the Plaintiff: The New Regime in Federal Pleading
The Legal Intelligencer
June 30, 2010
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