Lamar Smith introduces Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act

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U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) has been working for years to prevent deceptive lawsuit abuse, and he shows no sign of losing his momentum anytime soon. Smith recently introduced the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (LARA), which provides mandatory sanctions for lawyers who file bogus lawsuits in federal court, with the hopes of protecting American businesses from this legalized extortion. Read more about Rep. Smith and his crusade here.