vexatious lawsuit

недобросовестно возбужденное судебное дело (с целью досадить кому-л.)

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • vexatious litigation — n. A lawsuit brought without probable cause, out of malice toward the opposing party. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. vexatious litigation …   Law dictionary

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