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New Tools to Fight Vexatious Litigants

I've written about vexatious litigants here before (here, for example) - litigants who bring frivolous, harassing claims with no merit to them.  As an update on this front, new amendments to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure appear to be starting to take hold in weeding some of these claims out at an early stage. The first of these types of cases (at least those that are reported), as discussed below, appear to be a start to dealing with a tough issue for the courts.

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