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America has the most costly legal system in the world according to an ILR study, and 87% of American voters view the number of “meritless” lawsuits in the country as a problem. To be sure, the American legal system is complex, and the abuses are occurring on many levels. Please explore our Issues Section to learn more about the various issues impacting our legal system and what ILR is doing to advance reform on many fronts.

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Amendment to Rule 702 Heads to U.S. Judicial Conference

Good news for those wanting clarity on the federal courts’ rule on admitting expert testimony in civil trials. On June 7, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure gave its unanimous approval to amend the Federal Rule of Evidence 702. The amendment outlines that expert testimony can only be admitted into a case […]

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Who We Are

America has the world’s costliest legal system, and 79% of American voters see the number of “frivolous” lawsuits as a problem. The Institute for Legal Reform is addressing these key issues in order to achieve a fair legal system that promotes economic growth and opportunity.

Explore our issues by state or by issue title

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America has the most costly legal system in the world according to an ILR study, and 87% of American voters view the number of “meritless” lawsuits in the country as a problem. To be sure, the American legal system is complex, and the abuses are occurring on many levels. Please explore our Issues Section to learn more about the various issues impacting our legal system and what ILR is doing to advance reform on many fronts.

Issues

America has the most costly legal system in the world according to an ILR study, and 79% of American voters view the number of “meritless” lawsuits in the country as a problem. To be sure, the American legal system is complex, and the abuses are occurring on many levels. Please explore our Issues Section to learn more about the various issues impacting our legal system and what ILR is doing to advance reform on many fronts.

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