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The 9/11 Deadline

The September 11 Victim Compensation Fund was intended to shield the airlines from endless litigation, as well as to provide speedy compensation to the victims of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Kirkland litigation partner and former head of the White House Domestic Policy Council, Jay Lefkowitz, discusses the benefits of the fund, the difficulties associated with implementation, and the impact the Fund will have on future compensation programs.

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This article appeared in its entirety in The Wall Street Journal on December 16, 2003.