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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...

7.2 Rule 23 Class Certification Requirements | Federal Practice ...

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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, requiring ...

THE CLASS DEFENSE

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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.

other due process challenges to the class device - Gibson Dunn

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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-.

Resolving the "Choice-of-Law Problem" in Rule 23(b)(3) - Chicago ...

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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 ...

15 U.S. Code § 78u–4 - Private securities litigation | US Law | LII ...

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(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...

Managing Class Action Litigation: A Pocket Guide for Judges (Third ...

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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 by al-.

The Problem of Settlement Class Actions

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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-.

Auctioning Class Settlements - William & Mary Law School ...

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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,  .....

Chapter 3. Special Proceedings And Actions

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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...

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Managing Class Action Litigation: A Pocket Guide for ... - U.S. Courts

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II. Timing and significance of class certification, 6. A. Timing, 6. B. Class certification, 6. C. Defining the .... the primary defendants are local citizens (see Rothstein et al. (2005) in the .... 23(c)(1) give you more flexibility by allowing you to consider class ... overlapping class action litigation pending in other federal and...

Class IV felony - Nebraska Legislature

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Class III felony, Maximum — four years imprisonment and two years ... (8) The changes made to the penalties for Class III, IIIA, and IV felonies by Laws 2015 ... that the minimum sentence be for a different term than the maximum sentence. ... district court to sentence defendant convicted of Class III felony to term in county jail.

The Overlooked Utility of the Defendant Class Action

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and evaluate defendant class actions.3 Recent proposals for expanding. 1. ... participation of other countries' citizens in U.S.-based class action litigation,” specifically in regard ..... can be a defendant class in a Rule 23(b)(2) suit cannot be answered by ..... “[c]orrectional institutions, county magistrates, county sheriffs, ...