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The Wet Settlement Act And The Problem Of Delayed Disbursements, Lynda L. Butler May 1986

The Wet Settlement Act And The Problem Of Delayed Disbursements, Lynda L. Butler

Popular Media

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Proposals To Amend Rule 68- Time To Abandon Ship, Stephen B. Burbank Jan 1986

Proposals To Amend Rule 68- Time To Abandon Ship, Stephen B. Burbank

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

It is no surprise that, having included "facilitating the settlement of the case" as one of the objectives of pretrial conferences in the 1983 amendments to Rule 16 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Advisory Committee has turned its attention to Rule 68. The Rule was intended to provide an incentive to settle by requiring that a prevailing claimant who has declined a more favorable offer of judgment pay post-offer "costs." But, in the Advisory Committee's view, Rule 68 has proved ineffective. The concern, apparently, is not that too few civil cases filed in federal court are ...


The Financial Condition And Insurance Policy Limits Of A Joint Tortfeasor Wishing To Settle In Good Faith: Problems Of Discovery And Confidentiality, Florrie Young Roberts Jan 1986

The Financial Condition And Insurance Policy Limits Of A Joint Tortfeasor Wishing To Settle In Good Faith: Problems Of Discovery And Confidentiality, Florrie Young Roberts

Santa Clara Law Review

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