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FirstMerit Bank, N.A., v. Ferrari et al
Riddle Associates, P.C. v. Kelly
414 F.3d 832 (7th Cir. 2005)
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Affirming award of sanctions against a law firm that "multiplied the proceedings by filing counterclaims and contesting summary judgment" and "demanded $3,000 to release a blatantly frivolous claim"
Section 1927 - Counsel's liability for excessive costs
28 U.S.C. § 1927
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Granting courts the power to charge "excess costs, expenses, and attorneys' fees reasonably incurred" due to "unreasonabl[e] and vexatious" conduct