The preclusive effect of a judgment is an age-old topic. Why then add more to the existing commentary? Principally, it is because within recent years there have been noteworthy cases and significant developments in the governing principles. The purposes of this article are to recall the orthodoxy of the subject, to note the changes that have been occurring, and to suggest what may be forthcoming.
Philip A. Trautman,
Claim and Issue Preclusion in Civil Litigation in Washington,
60 Wash. L. Rev.
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