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The New Class Action Landscape: Trends and Developments in Class Certification and Related Topics


John C. Coffee Jr.


Columbia Law School; European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI); American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Alexandra D. Lahav


University of Connecticut - School of Law

November 28, 2012

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 435

Abstract:     
In this memorandum, Professors Coffee and Lahav describe and assess the highlights of class certification rulings from 2005 to 2012, and track trends in approaches to certification.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 180

Keywords: class actions, class certification

JEL Classification: K40

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Date posted: November 29, 2012 ; Last revised: December 1, 2012

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Coffee, John C. and Lahav, Alexandra D., The New Class Action Landscape: Trends and Developments in Class Certification and Related Topics (November 28, 2012). Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 435. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2182035

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John C. Coffee Jr. (Contact Author)
Columbia Law School ( email )
435 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10025
United States
212-854-2833 (Phone)
212-854-7946 (Fax)
European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
c/o ECARES ULB CP 114
B-1050 Brussels
Belgium
American Academy of Arts & Sciences
136 Irving Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law ( email )
65 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105
United States
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