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Judges may sanction lawyers for overreaching in the US

In the US Federal Court system, judges may sanction lawyers for overreaching under Rule 11: Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers; Representations to the Court; Sanctions (a) Signature. Every pleading, written motion, and other paper must be signed by at least one attorney of record in the attorney’s nameā€”or by a party personally if the […]