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Collateral Estoppel

The doctrine in which a judgment in one case prevents, or estops, a party to that suit from trying to litigate the issue in another legal action.

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Janet Sparks is the former publisher of the Continental Franchise Review, an industry newsletter that covered the franchise community for over 30 years. She has also been a columnist for a leading franchise magazine for the past 13 years. Today she is an independent journalist who engages in investigative reporting, tackling complex issues that impact the franchise industry.

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