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2021-2022 Executive Summary

The 2021- 2022 Judicial Hellholes® report shines its brightest spotlight on eight jurisdictions that have earned reputations as Judicial Hellholes®. Some are known for allowing innovative lawsuits to proceed or for welcoming litigation tourism, and in all of them state leadership seems eager to expand civil liability at every given opportunity.

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2021-2022 Hellholes

2021-2022 Judicial Hellhole Report

Every year we shine a light on the worst of the worst. The report shines its brightest spotlight on jurisdictions, courts or legislatures that have earned reputations as Judicial Hellholes.

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A Long Hot 20 Years The American Tort Reform Foundation began publishing its annual Judicial Hellholes® report and rankings in

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2020-2021 Judicial Hellhole Report

The 2020-2021 Judicial Hellholes report shines its brightest spotlight on nine jurisdictions that have earned reputations as Judicial Hellholes. Some are known for allowing innovative lawsuits to proceed or for welcoming litigation tourism, and in all of them state leadership seems eager to expand civil liability at every given opportunity.

Hellholes: 1. Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas & the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania 2. New York City 3. California 4. South Carolina Asbestos Litigation 5. Louisiana 6. Georgia 7. The City of St. Louis, Missouri 8. Cook, Madison & St. Clair Counties, Illinois 9. Minnesota

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