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Attorneys – Sanctions Under Rule 11 – Publication Date Error (access required)

The 4th Circuit reverses sanctions a federal district court ordered sua sponte against a government attorney, because the “isolated, inadvertent error” in a government agency’s identification of a publication date in the Federal Register did not warrant sanctions, nor did her oral statement about the administrative comment period. In 1998, pursuant to the National Flood Insurance ...