Texas Goes English – The Question is whether the Loser-Pays Rule is going to be One- or Two-Way

March 14, 2011

In contrast to the United States nearly every Western democracy follows the “English Rule” which requires the loser of a civil suit to compensate the winner for his or her attorney’s fees. In his February State of the State address, Texas Governor Rick Perry held out the prospect of such a loser-pays rule. Where he…

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