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The Vanishing Civil Trial

A recent study shows that nearly all federal cases settle before trial. State court statistics give a similar, but yet incomplete, picture.

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This article excerpt first appeared in the St. Louis Lawyer 9A (Dec. 2005), and was reprinted in The Insurance Receiver ((Int’l Ass. of Ins. Receivers Winter 2005) and at http://mediate.com/articles/young17.cfm (footnotes in original omitted here).

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