Loser Pays: Anti-American

Idaho will become the first state to require that the losing side in a law suit pays the prevailing sides attorney fees. http://media.spokesman.com/documents/2016/12/HofferVShappard.pdf
A major difference between the American legal system and the other common law systems in the world (England, Canada, Australia to name a few) is that in America each side pays their own fees. Big business scored a big win in Iowa and will use this ruling to intimidate would be adversaries.
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