Tremors of Things to Come: The Great Split between Federal and State Pleading Standards
This essay examines the response of state courts to recent changes in the federal pleading regime. It finds that pleading standards in state courts are splintering into an ever-wider spectrum of divergent pleading standards. The essay analyzes the problems and opportunities that such procedural heterogeneity presents for practitioners and scholars.
Preferred citation: Roger Michalski, Tremors of Things to Come: The Great Split between Federal and State Pleading Standards, 120