Debra Lyn Bassett

Southwestern Law School

John J. Schumacher Chair in Law

3050 Wilshire Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90010

United States

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Scholarly Papers (38)

1.

Ruralism

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 88, 2003, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper, MSU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 01-12
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 30 Sep 2003 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2008
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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Recusal and the Supreme Court

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 56, p. 657, 2005, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 162, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Sep 2004
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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E-Pitfalls: Ethics and E-Discovery

Northern Kentucky Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1346547
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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e-discovery, civil procedure, federal courts, legal ethics, litigation

4.

Pre-Certification Communication Ethics in Class Actions

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 36, 2002, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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class actions, class certification, communications with class members, class counsel

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U.S. Class Actions Go Global: Transnational Class Actions and Personal Jurisdiction

Fordham Law Review
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Oct 2003
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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The Hidden Bias in Diversity Jurisdiction

MSU-DCL Public Law Research Paper No. 01-02
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Aug 2003
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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Judicial Disqualification in the Federal Appellate Courts

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 621143, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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The Forum Game

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 84, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 170, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 832026
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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The End of Law

Boston University Law Review, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 621146, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Nov 2004
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Distancing Rural Poverty

Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law & Policy, Vol. 13, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 172, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 832090
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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Deconstruct and Superstruct: Examining Bias Across the Legal System

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 46, No. 5, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 May 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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unconscious bias, implicit bias, automatic bias, prejudice, psychology and law

12.

Statutory Interpretation in the Context of Federal Jurisdiction

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, 2007, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1026592
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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federal courts, federal jurisdiction, statutory interpretation, permanent resident aliens

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Three's a Crowd: A Proposal to Abolish Joint Representation

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 32, p. 387, 2001
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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joint representation, multiple representation, conflict of interest, disqualification, client consent, client waiver

14.

The Revolution of 1938 and its Discontents

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 61, 2008, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1279479
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Oct 2008
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Just Go Away: Representation, Due Process, and Preclusion in Class Actions

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 5, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Mar 2010
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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class actions, preclusion doctrines, res judicata, collateral estoppel, collateral attack, absent class members, due process, federal courts, opt-in, opt-out, representation

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In the Wake of Schooner Peggy: Deconstructing Legislative Retroactivity Analysis

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 69, No. 453, 2001, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 17 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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retroactivity, deportation, retroactive legislative

17.

Brief of Thirty-Four Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellants in Altera Corp. v. Papst Licensing GMBH

Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-25
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2017
Southwestern Law School, University at Buffalo Law School, Tulane University Law School, Creighton University School of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, Santa Clara University - School of Law, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Kentucky - College of Law, Elon University School of Law, University of California, Davis, University of New Hampshire School of Law, Suffolk University Law School, Boston University School of Law, Emory University, University of Baltimore - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Catholic University of America (CUA) - Columbus School of Law, Stanford Law School, University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Georgia School of Law, St. Thomas University School of Law, St. Thomas University School of Law, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Center for Intellectual Property & Innovation, Michigan State University College of Law, South Texas College of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Washington and Lee University School of Law, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
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patent, declaratory judgment, jurisdiction, personal jurisdiction, patent assertion entity, minimum contacts

18.

Global Ruralism

Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, 2009, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1346991
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Feb 2009
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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discrimination, global, rural, ruralism, poverty

19.

Perceptions of Justice: An International Perspective on Judges and Appearances

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2013, Southwestern Law School WP No. 1334, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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Federal courts, Judicial recusal, Judicial ethics

20.

When Reform is Not Enough: Assuring More than Merely 'Adequate' Representation in Class Actions

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 28, 2004, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 134
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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class actions, adequacy of representation, class counsel, rigorous analysis, court oversight

21.

'Place, Disasters, and Disability' in Law and Recovery from Disaster: Hurricane Katrina

LAW AND RECOVERY FROM DISASTER: HURRICANE KATRINA, Robin Paul Malloy, ed., 2009, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 1287372
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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22.

The Rural Venue

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 57, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 171, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 832044
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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23.

Realigning Parties

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2014, No. 1, 2014, UC Davis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 289
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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federal courts, realignment, federal procedure, constitutional law, case or controversy

24.

The Elusive Goal of Impartiality

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 1, 2011, Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 1131
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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judicial recusal, judicial disqualification, legal ethics

25.

Reasonableness in E-Discovery

Campbell Law Review, Vol. 32, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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e-discovery, reasonable accessibility, federal courts, discovery, electronically stored information

26.

The Politics of the Rural Vote

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 35, No. 743, 2003, U of Alabama Public Law Research
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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rural, political contributions, electoral college, political representation, political power

27.

Constructing Class Action Reality

Brigham Young University Law Review, p. 1415, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 252, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 974952
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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The Defendant's Obligation to Ensure Adequate Representation in Class Actions

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 74, 2006, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 169, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper No. 832006
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Oct 2005
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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29.

Class Action Silence

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 4, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Dec 2014
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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class actions, silence, due process, consent, opt out

30.

I Lost at Trial - In the Court of Appeals!: The Expanding Power of the Federal Appellate Courts to Reexamine Facts

Houston Law Review ,Vol. 38, p. 1129, 2002
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 Nov 2007
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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Reexamination Clause, Seventh Amendment, federal appellate courts, jury fact-finding

31.

Characterizing Ghostwriting

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice & Ethics, p. 284, 2015, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Jun 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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ghostwriting, ethics, professional responsibility, pro bono, pro se litigants

32.

Silencing Our Elders

Nevada Law Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2015, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 Jan 2016
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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bias, silence, age, elders, interdisciplinary, psychology

33.

The Roots of Removal

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 77, 2011, Southwestern Law School Working Paper No. 1130
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 May 2015
Debra Lyn Bassett and Rex Perschbacher
Southwestern Law School and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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removal, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, federal litigation

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Three Reasons Why the Challenged Judge Should Not Rule on a Judicial Recusal Motion

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2015, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2016-3
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Jan 2016
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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35.

Redefining the 'Public' Profession

Rutgers Law Journal, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2008
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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Enabling the Federal Rules

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Nov 2011
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School
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federal courts, Rules Enabling Act, Rules of Decision Act, Erie doctrine

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Panel Transcript: Caperton's Next Generation -- Beyond the Bank

New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Vol. 18, No. 3, 2015, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2710061, Southwestern Law School Research Paper No. 2016-4
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2017
Southwestern Law School, Fordham Law School, Wake Forest University - School of Law, University of Maine - School of Law and University of California, Davis - School of Law
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judicial recusal, judicial disqualification, judicial bias, impartiality

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Redefining the Public Profession

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol 36, p. 721, 2005, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 163, U of Alabama Public Law Research Paper
Posted: 25 Aug 2005
Debra Lyn Bassett
Southwestern Law School

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