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Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit practitioners, beware!

"Another Seventh Circuit Crackdown on Sloppy Lawyering" is the headline to this entry today in the blog, Decision of the Day, about an opinion from Judge Poser in a case out of Wisconisn, Smoot v. Mazda Motors. A sample:

After ordering the attorneys to show cause why they should not be sanctioned, Judge Posner asks rhetorically, "Are we being fusspots and nitpickers in trying (so far with limited success) to enforce rules designed to ensure that federal courts do not exceed the limits that the Constitution and federal statutes impose on their jurisdiction?"

Posted by Marcia Oddi on November 29, 2006 02:00 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions