Lawsuit abuse affects everybody.

The mission of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) is to reduce excessive and frivolous litigation while restoring fairness and balance to the nation’s civil justice system. This is achieved through legislative, judicial, and educational activities at both the national and local levels, as well as internationally.

America Deserves a Legal Reform System that is Simpler, Fairer, and Faster for Everyone.

State Lawsuit Climate Report

ILR’s Ranking the States report explores how reasonable and balanced the states’ tort liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses.

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    ILR Research Review, Volume 6, Issue 2
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    Litigation vs. Restoration: Addressing Louisiana's Coastal Land Loss
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    Fairer, Faster, Better: An Empirical Assessment of Employment Arbitration

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Summit 2020: The Future in Focus
April 1, 2020


Hosted by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform

ILR's 2020 Summit: The Future in Focus will gather top legal minds, business and industry leaders, and preeminent issue experts to discuss the current state of legal reform. 

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