Reforming the US Legal System

The Opinion page article "Pricing the US Legal System," Sept. 11, is an example of the cynical propaganda that seeks to convince us that it is OK for lawyers to destroy American businesses to help the injured and get rich in the process.

I advocate the "English rule" that requires the losing party to pay the winning party's attorney's costs. This would do much to stop the plague of unmeritorious lawsuits that are eating away at the economic foundations of this country. Jon F. Myhre, Pasadena, Calif.

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