Rule 11’s admonition that every lawyer do necessary work to find law before filing brief

February 3, 2011

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170A Federal Civil ProcedureRule 11’s admonition that every lawyer do necessary work to find law before filing brief applies even to lawyers who have two varsity letters in a collision sport and who were presidents of their fraternities.
Chambers v. Am. Trans Air, Inc., 17 F.3d 998 (7th Cir. 1994)

Suggested by Anthony R. Phelps, Reno & Zahm LLP; Rockford, IL