Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse

Make sure you know the law related to litigation abuse, as well as the latest changes that affect your practice, with the new edition of Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse - which has been described by the Eighth Circuit as: “The leading authority on sanctions law.” Greg Joseph, one of the nation's most effective and experienced commercial litigators, sheds light on these difficult subjects for you by clarifying the issues and conducting a detailed, step-by-step analysis and survey of sanctions law and its ramifications.

Publisher: Matthew Bender
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6th Edition
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ISBN: 9781522188100
Publisher: Matthew Bender
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Federal courts have issued tens of thousands of sanctions -- many for millions of dollars, for default judgments or dismissal, or precluding evidence or experts -- against attorneys and parties guilty of litigation abuse.

Make sure you know the law related to litigation abuse, as well as the latest changes that affect your practice, with the new edition of Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse - which has been described by the Eighth Circuit as: “The leading authority on sanctions law.” Greg Joseph, one of the nation's most effective and experienced commercial litigators, sheds light on these difficult subjects for you by clarifying the issues and conducting a detailed, step-by-step analysis and survey of sanctions law and its ramifications. Sanctions: The Federal Law of Litigation Abuse contains:
- A current and comprehensive discussion of the law of sanctions, including Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11, the inherent powers of the court, 28 U.S.C. § 1927, and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 38.
- Thousands of critical cases that deepen the practitioner’s appreciation of the relevant on-point law and its interpretation.
- Frequent comparison of the subjective focus of a sanction to its objective standard.
- Thorough discussion of the scope of each law, its construction and application, as well as procedural issues.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview– Major Sanctions Powers and Selected Issues
Chapter 2 Rule 11: Pleadings, Written Motions and Other Papers
Chapter 3 Multiplying Litigation Unreasonably & Vexatiously
Chapter 4 Inherent Power: Bad Faith Litigation Abuse
Chapter 5 Appellate Rule 38 & Section 1912: Frivolous Appeals
Chapter 6 Rule 16(f): Pretrial Orders and Conferences
Chapter 7 Rules 26(g) and 37: Discovery Abuse
Chapter 8 Local Federal Court Rules
Chapter 9 Spoliation
Appendices
Table of Cases
Index