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lxxv, 1,152 p. ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction and history
  • Class certification : threshold requirements and Rule 23(a)
  • Class certification : Rule 23(b)
  • Litigating a class action
  • Notice of class certification, "opt-out" rights, and communications with class members
  • Multi-jurisdictional class actions
  • Civil procedure doctrines with special class-action implications
  • Resolution of class actions
  • Appellate review
  • Special focus on mass tort, employment discrimination, and securities fraud class actions
  • Defendant class actions, derivative suits, and suits involving unincorporated associations
  • Non-class aggregation devices.
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-492-01, LAW-492-01
xxiv, 609 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Class action law suits abound, but what is their purpose, and who benefits? This independent look at class action practices discusses the history of such cases, the driving forces behind them, and the justice or protection that their settlement provides. A comprehensive picture of class action suits in the 1990s comes to life in 10 case studies that seek to make readers question whether the plaintiff attorneys, the defendants, the consumers or the public were fairly served.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780833026040 20160527
Law Library (Crown)
LAW-492-01, LAW-492-01