One of the goals of the adversary system is to "secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action." Chief Judge Edelstein maintains that a restriction on dilatory motion practice is needed to secure this goal. To that end he proposes an amendment to the Code of Professional Responsibilities, the United States Judicial Code, and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
The Honorable David N. Edelstein,
Quality Advocacy and the Code of Professional Responsibility, The Ethics of Dilatory Motion Practice: Time for Change,
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