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Author Klonoff, Robert H.
Title Class actions and other multi-party litigation in a nutshell / by Robert H. Klonoff.
Publication Info. St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, c2012.
Edition 4th ed.
Location Call No. Status Notes
 Law Library Reserves  KF 8896 .K586 2012    CHECKED IN
Description xl, 487 p. ; 19 cm.
Series Nutshell series.
Note Includes index.
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.
Subject Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States.
Complex litigation -- United States.
Parties to actions -- United States.
ISBN 9780314910974
0314910972
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