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Bush to Sign Bill Limiting Class Class-Action Lawsuits

President Bush is about to check one item off his second-term agenda. He will sign a bill Friday that aims to curb class-action lawsuits. The president and congressional Republicans hope this will be the first step toward their goal of overhauling the civil justice system.

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Kathleen Schalch
Kathleen Schalch is a general assignment reporter on NPR's national desk. Her coverage can be heard on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.
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