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Rule 11 and Ethical Pleading

This lesson covers the basic principles of ethical pleading as required by Federal Rule 11 (it does not cover analogous state rules).

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the purpose of the Rule, the ethical requirements it imposes, the possible sanctions for violating the Rule, the procedures for imposing those sanctions, and some important limitations of the Rule.


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