“Laurel and Hardy”

July 6, 2012

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AXX Sanctions
  • 170AXX(B) Grounds for Imposition
  • 170Ak2767 Unwarranted, Groundless or Frivolous Papers or Claims
  • 170Ak2790 k. Interposition for Improper Purpose.

170A Federal Civil ProcedureCopyright infringement plaintiffs whose correspondence and submissions were replete with references to opposing counsel as “Laurel and Hardy” were subject to sanctions of $3,500; comments were intended to harass.
Novak v. Nat’l Broad. Co., Inc., 779 F. Supp. 1428 (S.D.N.Y. 1992)
Suggested by Adam Lockhart, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw