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Class Actions and Other Multi-Party Litigation in a Nutshell

by Robert H. Klonoff
Format
Book
Published
St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2012.
Edition
4th ed
Language
English
Series
West Nutshell Series
Nutshell Series
ISBN
9780314910974, 0314910972
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Evolution and overview of federal court class actions
  • Class certification requirements : threshold requirements and rule 23(a)
  • Class certification requirements : rule 23(b)
  • Litigating a class action
  • Notice, opt-out rights, and communications with class members
  • Multi-jurisdictional and state court class actions
  • Constitutional and procedural issues
  • Class action settlements, remedies, and attorneys' fees
  • Appellate review
  • Special focus on mass tort, employment discrimination, and securities fraud class actions
  • Defendant class actions, derivative suits, and suits involving unincorporated associations
  • Ethical and policy issues in class actions
  • Non-class aggregation devices under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
  • Other aggregation and coordination devices in federal practice.
Description
xl, 487 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
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