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House panel okays measure limiting 'frivolous' lawsuits

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Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee approved a bill Wednesday that would sanction lawyers who file class-action lawsuits deemed frivolous by judges. In a 17-10 vote that included no Democrats in favor, the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 would reinstate four previously eliminated sanctions that were part of Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including the...