Out Of The Frying Pan And Into The Fire: The Emergence Of Depublication In The Wake Of Vacatur

The Journal Of Appellate Practice And Process

PUBLISHED ON: October 23, 2003

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A little more than ten years ago, members of our firm, which specializes in representing policyholders against insurance companies, discovered that a significant number of the pro-policyholder judicial decisions were being wiped off the law books by the insurance industry. During the early 1990s, the manipulation of the judicial system, probably our most precious heritage, garnered much attention.