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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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October 4, 2021

Protect the Bankruptcy Process from Plaintiffs’ Lawyers

After making billions of dollars in class actions and mass tort litigation, plaintiffs’ lawyers have set their sights on the bankruptcy process.   Chapter 11 is supposed to be an orderly way for companies to reorganize their debts, distributing money to creditors fairly and equitably.    But a sordid game is playing out in federal bankruptcy court in Delaware, where Imerys, a little-known supplier of talc, is going through Chapter […]

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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

Issues

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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