This paper reviews key civil justice issues and changes in 2022. Part I discusses the landscape for legal reform in 2022 and looks ahead to 2023. Part II discusses federal legislation enacted in 2022. It also discusses changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that took effect in 2022 and to the Federal Rules of Evidence that are under consideration for 2023. Part III summarizes liability law changes at the state level in 2022. Part IV highlights key cases in 2022 that addressed the constitutionality of state civil justice reforms.

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