"Public policy mandates free access to the courts; however, when a litigant is abusing the judicial process by hagriding individuals solely out of ill will or spite, equity may enjoin such vexatious litigation.
Shreve v. Shreve, 645 N.Y.S.2d 198 (N.Y. App. Div. 1996)."
-- The West Headnote of the Day for June 14, 2010, as seen here.