The American rule
renders an interim fair allocation of the claim except when a trial results.
significantly revised the boundaries of the American rule
and makes an
11) The American rule
of leaving the parties to bear their own costs encourages contestants who, like the Johnson children, are pursuing a farfetched claim.
The teenager said even American rule
would be preferable to that imposed by Saddam.
But no, intrasigence on the part of the Argentine junta and steely resolve by Margaret Thatcher and her Government ensured that thousands of our finest young men saw action, and hundreds of them died fighting to free this remote British outpost from unwanted South American rule
Bush get away with the replacement of the American rule
of law with military kangaroo courts.
Under the terms of the December 1898 treaty ending the Spanish-American War, the United States gained possession of the Philippine Islands, a distant archipelago whose inhabitants had for years been struggling to gain independence from Spain and who were now equally determined to prevent American rule
of the islands.
Judicial exceptions to the American rule
involve the assessment of attorneys' fees as sanctions for procedural misconduct and legislative exceptions incorporate attorneys' fees into the remedies provided for violations of certain substantive rights.
For example, Slawson includes thought-provoking analyses of the theory of punitive damages (which he would limit) and the American rule
of allowing the successful party to recover litigation costs (which he would abolish in most contract cases).
Owen, Compadre Colonialism: Studies in the Philippines under American Rule
(Ermita, 1973); Stuart Creighton Miller, "Compadre Colonialism," The Wilson Quarterly 10 (1986): 92-105.
Few critics of loser-pays really hew to the so-called American Rule
The last book is about the struggle against Saddam Hussein and the disappointing American rule