Howard M. Erichson

Fordham University School of Law

150 West 62nd Street

New York, NY 10023

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Problem of Settlement Class Actions

82 George Washington Law Review 951 (2014), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2243155
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2014
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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settlement class action, Amchem, AIG, DB Investments, reverse auction, monopsony, Rules Enabling Act, Rule 23, class settlement

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A Typology of Aggregate Settlements

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Jan 2005
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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aggregate settlement, 1.8(g), class action, mass tort, settlement

A Typology of Aggregate Settlements

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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aggregate settlement, 1.8(g), class action, mass tort

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Consent versus Closure

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 265, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1560035
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 01 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011
Howard M. Erichson and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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mass tort, aggregate settlement, Vioxx, civil recourse, informed consent, conflict of interest, settlement, class action, aggregate litigation

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CAFA's Impact on Class Action Lawyers

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 156, pp. 1593-1627, 2008, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1083819, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1083819
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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Class Action Fairness Act, CAFA, class actions, forum selection, forum shopping, Private Securities Litigation Reform Act, PSLRA, subject matter jurisdiction

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Beyond the Class Action: Lawyer Loyalty and Client Autonomy in Non-Class Collective Representation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 May 2003
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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The Trouble with All-or-Nothing Settlements

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 58, No. 4, 2010, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1499537
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 13 May 2010
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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aggregate settlement, mass settlement, global settlement, mass tort, fen-phen, Vioxx, Nextel, non-class aggregation, class action

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Aggregation As Disempowerment: Red Flags in Class Action Settlements

92 Notre Dame Law Review 859 (2016), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2761912
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2017
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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settlement, aggregation, class action, fees, Rule 23, coupon, cy pres, clear sailing, ethics, negotiation

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The Chevron-Ecuador Dispute, Forum Non Conveniens, and the Problem of Ex Ante Inadequacy

1 Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation 417 (2013), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2245889
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2013
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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forum non conveniens, Chevron, Texaco, Ecuador, adequate alternative forum, Lago Agrio

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Doing Good, Doing Well

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, p. 2087, 2004, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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mass tort, plaintiffs' lawyers, public interest, pro bono

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What is the Difference between a Conclusion and a Fact?

41 Cardozo L. Rev. 899 (2020), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3439489
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2020
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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Iqbal, Twombly, 12(b)(6), pleading, complaint, motion to dismiss

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Uncertainty and the Advantage of Collective Settlement

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 2, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1641390
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 18 Jul 2010
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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collective settlement, uncertainty, mass tort, aggregate settlement, class action, specific causation, indeterminate plaintiff, proportional liability

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Court-Ordered Confidentiality in Discovery

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 357, 2006, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 44
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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protective order, confidentiality, discovery, secrecy

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Mississippi Class Actions and the Inevitability of Mass Aggregate Litigation

Mississippi College Law Review, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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class action, Mississippi, aggregation, mass tort, joinder, litigation

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Debate: The Future of Mass Torts

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 159, p. 231, 2011, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1801316
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2011
Sergio J. Campos and Howard M. Erichson
University of Miami School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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mass tort, class action, Amchem, Hansberry, Mullane, aggregate settlement, aggregate litigation, BP, MDL

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Mass Tort Litigation and Inquisitorial Justice

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 87, p. 1983, 1999
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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Foreword: Reflections on the Adjudication-Settlement Divide

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 78, p. 101, 2009, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1502223
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Nov 2009
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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Case-Linked Jurisdiction and Busybody States

105 Minn. L. Rev. Headnotes (2020 Forthcoming), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper 3701005
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Oct 2020
Howard M. Erichson, John C. P. Goldberg and Benjamin C. Zipursky
Fordham University School of Law, Harvard Law School and Fordham University School of Law
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Foreword: Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 5, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1792827
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 27 Mar 2011
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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legal ethics, professional responsibility, legal profession, civil procedure

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Judge Jack Weinstein and the Allure of Antiproceduralism

64 DePaul Law Review 393 (2015), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2651137
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Aug 2015
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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proceduralism, personal jurisdiction, DES, joinder, blasting caps, class action, tobacco, Simon II, Schwab, Erie

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The Role of the Judge in Non-Class Settlements

90 Washington University Law Review 1015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2217126
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 14 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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class action, quasi-class, aggregate settlement, September 11, World Trade Center, bellwether trial, mass tort, Hellerstein

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Comments on a Class Action Rule for Mississippi

Mississippi College Law Review, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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class action, Mississippi, opt-out, Rule 23, venue, judicial abuse

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What MDL and Class Actions Have in Common

70 Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc 29 (2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 20 Mar 2017
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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class action, MDL, multidistrict litigation, aggregate settlement, settlement, Rule 23, class counsel, mass torts, mass tort litigation

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Informal Aggregation: Procedural and Ethical Implications of Coordination Among Counsel in Related Lawsuits

Duke Law Journal, Vol. 50, p. 381, 2000
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 07 Sep 2000 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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informal aggregation, joinder, complex litigation, counsel coordination, virtual representation, nonparty preclusion, joint defense

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Coattail Class Actions: Reflections on Microsoft, Tobacco, and the Mixing of Public and Private Lawyering in Mass Litigation

University of California-Davis Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2008
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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tobacco, Microsoft, class actions, government lawyers

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MDL and the Allure of Sidestepping Litigation

53 Georgia Law Review 1287 (2019)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 06 May 2019 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2019
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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MDL, multidistrict litigation, 1407, opioid, opiate, Polster, adjudication, settlement

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The Home-State Test for General Personal Jurisdiction

66 Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc 81 (2013), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2334446
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2013
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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personal jurisdiction, general jurisdiction, Daimler

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Public and Private Law Perspectives: Transcript of Professor Howard Erichson

Southwestern University Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 3, 2008, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1339982
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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asbestos, mass tort, litigation, settlement, Amchem, Vioxx, fen-phen

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Settlement in the Absence of Anticipated Adjudication

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2952505
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Apr 2017
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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Vanishing Trial, Settlement, Conflict of Interest, Settlement Class Action

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Why the Supreme Court Should Give the Easy Answer to an Easy Question: A Response to Professors Childress, Neuborne, Sherry and Silberman

66 Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc 179 (2013), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2365522
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Dec 2013
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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personal jurisdiction, general jurisdiction, Daimler, Goodyear

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Searching for Salvageable Ideas in FICALA

87 Fordham Law Review 19 (2018), Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 3260084
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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FICALA, H.R. 985, class action, MDL, class settlement, diversity jurisdiction, Rule 23, attorneys' fees

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The Dark Side of Consensus and Creativity: What Mediators of Mass Disputes Need to Know About Agency Risks

88 Fordham L. Rev. 2155 (2020)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Oct 2020
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law
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mediation, ADR, complex litigation, class action, aggregate settlement, agency risks

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Private Lawyers, Public Lawsuits: Plaintiffs' Attorneys in Municipal Gun Litigation

Posted: 14 Sep 2004
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law

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gun litigation, mass tort, plaintiffs' lawyers

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Interjurisdictional Preclusion

Posted: 30 Sep 1998
Howard M. Erichson
Fordham University School of Law

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