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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
In re Pennie & Edmonds LLP
Citation:323 F.3d 86 (2d Cir. 2003)
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In the district court proceeding below, the trial judge, sua sponte, issued a post-trial Rule 11 sanction against the defendants’ law firm for filing an affidavit with false information. The defendants’ attorneys appealed that ruling.
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