vexatious litigation

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Noun1.vexatious litigation - litigation shown to have been instituted maliciously and without probable cause; "he got an injunction against vexatious litigation by his enemies"
judicial proceeding, litigation - a legal proceeding in a court; a judicial contest to determine and enforce legal rights
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Metropolitan's appeal in Streit on July 17, 2017.<br />"The law has been heading in this direction for years," Powers said.<br />Powers said he was heartened that Woodlock saw through Metropolitan's "oppressive litigation strategy" to avoid the implications of the Hall and Gonzalez Superior Court decisions.
not to be subjected to vexatious and oppressive litigation, or not