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Justice not served in real estate dispute

Perspective: Realtors, DOJ spat over 'competition' has dragged on too long
Published on Oct 25, 2007

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"The case concerns the fate of a large inheritance, but has dragged on for many generations prior to the action of the novel, so that, by the time it is resolved late in the narrative, legal costs have devoured nearly the entire estate. The case is thus a byword for an interminable legal proceeding."

That's Wikipedia's succinct description of Jarndyce v. Jarndyce, the interminable lawsuit that formed the backbone of Charles Dickens' novel "Bleak House."

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