A Matter Of Opinion

Suit case

Without question, too many Americans are too eager to sue one another over too many issues. So it makes sense to allow popular deep-pocket targets, such as municipalities, to seek remedies against frivolous litigation. But the city of Spokane has a history of using that method not only to ward off unworthy claims but also to intimidate just about anyone, even those with reasonable claims, from resorting to the courts to pursue justice. Saturday's editorial applauds Spokane Mayor Mary Verner for ending the practice. Do you agree or disagree that this was a proper move?

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