If, within the time specified in the rule, the opponent accepts the proposal, one of the parties may file the offer and notice of acceptance with the court and the case is settled.
The award is discretionary with the court, and it is intended that the present standards used by courts under the civil rights laws will apply. Chief Justice Roberts further reasoned that the fact that Campbell had not paid up should not change the analysis.
House: Committee on Small Business. Thus, there is at least some logical inconsistency to simultaneously adopting MUO and the Second Circuits approach to disposing of cases by enteing judgment.
Predicated on a Misconceptionthe offeree must pay the costs incurred after the offer was made. United States shall be liable for costs the same as a private party.