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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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June 8, 2021

Australia to Address Low and Disproportionate Returns for Class Action Claimants

The Australian Federal Treasurer and Attorney General have announced a government consultation—which allows stakeholders to submit comments to the government—on third party litigation funding and class actions to address the low and disproportionate returns for class action claimants. The consultation is in response to the Parliamentary Committee investigation into litigation funding and class actions last year. […]

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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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