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Laura Beth Nielsen

Most Employment Lawsuits Brought By Individuals

June 16, 2010

The American Bar Foundation study, Individual Justice or Collective Legal Mobilization? Employment Discrimination in the Post Civil Rights United States, was published in the June issue of the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. The study reveals that only 6 percent of the plaintiffs in federal cases filed between 1987 and 2003, made it to trial. And at that point, the plaintiff had a one-in-three chance of winning.

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