Vexatious Litigants: SB 96 (2013)
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain
Allows a judge to order a vexatious litigant to retain an attorney of good character to represent him in all actions or to post a cash or surety bond sufficient to cover all attorney fees and anticipated damages. Defines a vexatious litigant as an individual who has been found to have filed three or more frivolous lawsuits which have had a final disposition and which the judge finds, by clear and convincing evidence, were initiated for the primary purpose of harassment.
ATRA’s statement on passage of Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA’s statement on Amendment 1 to Illinois House Bill 3360
ATRA President Tiger Joyce released the following statement in response to the unprecedented attack on the U.S. Capitol building on January 6:
ATRA voices its disappointment as Congress fails to include liability protections in its latest COVID-19 relief package.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes in this op-ed about a growing trend of state courts bucking SCOTUS precedent when it comes to personal jurisdiction.
Activism in AG’s office, Supreme Court’s acceptance of lawsuit funding and loose venue rules to blame