civil law; settlement; pretrial; procedure
These regulatory and market mechanisms for restraining lawyers share a common thread but differ in their purposes, efficacy, and fairness. Despite these differences, the growing intensity of their focus, and their possible amplification of each other, suggest the possibility of the emergence of new professional norms that call on litigators to think more deeply and inclusively about value from the perspective of court and client when making litigation choices.
Morris A. Ratner,
Restraining Lawyers: From “Cases” to “Tasks”,
85 Fordham L. Rev. 2151
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