It was the tens of thousands of pages of documents—some declassified—that the litigation left in its wake.
A provocative new book argues that an epidemic of litigation is hurting the country.
Had the election been close there, a maelstrom of litigation would have made us pine for hanging chads and Katherine Harris.
1560s, "disputation," from Late Latin litigationem (nominative litigatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin litigare "to dispute, quarrel, strive," from phrase litem agere, from litem (nominative lis) "lawsuit, dispute, quarrel, strife" + agere "to drive, conduct" (see act). Meaning "act of carrying on a lawsuit" is from 1640s.