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Federal pleading just got a little tougher (access required)

Last month, with relatively limited fanfare, the United States Supreme Court altered the federal pleading standard that has been in effect for the last half century. Those who practice civil litigation regularly in the federal courts are no doubt very familiar with the standard that a complaint should not be dismissed at the outset ...