A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one
of the parties is ... 3.1.1 Jurisdiction; 3.1.2 Class certification Under Rule 23; 3.1.3
Notice and ... In a typic...
Rule 23(a) sets forth four threshold requirements for class certification, each of
which .... different than those suffered by other class members.46 Defendants
often ... of the class precedes appointment of adequate counsel.52 Rule 23(g)(1)(
c) lists .... Rule 23(b)(3) class actions are expensive and time-consuming,
Apr 5, 2004 ... dispersed defendants with plausibly valid defense claims from ... propose to
implement what we label as the class defense device. ..... action context include
John C. Coffee, Jr., Class Action Accountability: Reconciling ..... III.B infra. 27 See
Harel & Stein, supra note 25, at 76. This is another example of the.
that defendants m ay raise in opposing class certification and class judgments. ....
to 23(c)(2) and the discretionary notice under 23(d)(2) were intended to fulfill .... If
the plaintiff seeks certification of a class action under Rule 23(b)(3), that plain-.
Jun 1, 2000 ... their claims and proceed as a class against a common defendant. ... Rule 23(b)(3
) class actions, the federal courts have struggled with these ... punitive damage
standards of fifty different jurisdictions");Andrews v AT&T Co, 95 F3d ..... a general
discussion, see Symeon C. Symeonides, Choice of Law in the ...
(v) identifies any other action under this chapter, filed during the 3-year period ... (
ii) Multiple actions If more than one action on behalf of a class asserting .... class,
the plaintiff class, or both, or from the attorneys for the defendant, the defendant,
.... Subject to subparagraphs (B) and (C), for purposes of paragraph (2), th...
III. Timing and Significance of Class Certification, 9. A. Timing, 9. B. Class
certification, 9. C. Defining the .... primary defendants are states, state officials, or
other government .... The 2003 amendments to Rule 23(c)(1) give you flexibility
settlement class action, prior to class certification, the defendant nego- tiates an ...
erment, the settlement class action cuts the other way, entrenching power in ...
Part III examines recent developments in settlement class actions ...... 68 Under
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(c)(2)(B)(v), class members have the opportu-.
defendant from negotiating a sweetheart deal that sells out the class. .... 3. For
arguments that financiers can better monitor class counsel than class members ...
1273 (2012); John C. Coffee, Jr., Litigation Governance: Taking Accountability .....
2011) (“We and other courts have often remarked the incentive of class counsel,
courts.mi.gov/Courts/MichiganSupremeCourt/rules/Documents/subchapters/Subchapter 3.500 Representative Actions.pdf
Jan 1, 2015 ... (c) the claims or defenses of the representative parties are typical of the claims or
... (ii) adjudications with respect to individual members of the class that would as
... made parties to the action pursuant to other applicable court rules. ... motion
within the time allowed by subrule (B)(1), the defendant may file a...