William B. Rubenstein

Harvard Law School

Professor

1545 Massachusetts

Areeda 323

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

http://www.billrubenstein.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

The Real Story of U.S. Hate Crimes Statistics: An Empirical Analysis

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 761 (46,277)

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On What a Private Attorney General is - and Why it Matters

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2005
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 742 (47,928)

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Private attorney general, class action attorneys, class action law

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The Concept of Equality in Civil Procedure

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Aug 2001
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 676 (54,202)
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The Negotiation Class: A Cooperative Approach to Class Actions Involving Large Stakeholders

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-41, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 19-39
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2020
Francis E. McGovern and William B. Rubenstein
Duke University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 581 (65,701)

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civil procedure, class action, complex litigation, collective action problems

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Why Enable Litigation?: A Positive Externalities Theory of the Small Claims Class Action

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 74, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-10
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 422 (96,780)
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Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts, class action suits, small claims class action

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Do Gay Rights Laws Matter?: An Empirical Assessment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jan 2002
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 335 (125,579)
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How Transparent are Class Action Outcomes?: Empirical Research on the Availability of Class Action Claims Data

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 599-ICJ
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Aug 2008
Nicholas M. Pace and William B. Rubenstein
RAND Corporation and Harvard Law School
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A Transactional Model of Adjudication

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 197 (212,098)
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Legal Procedure, Litigation Process, Complex Litigation, Class Actions, Tort Law and Product Liability, Corporation and Securities Law

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Finality in Class Action Litigation: Lessons from Habeas

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-19, New York University Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 3, June 2007
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Jun 2007
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 196 (213,081)

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class action, adequate representation, finality, issue preclusion, claim preclusion, litigation, relitigation, civil procedure, habeas corpus, criminal procedure

10.

The Fairness Hearing: Adversarial and Regulatory Approaches

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, 2006, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 06-39
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 176 (233,974)
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class action lawsuits, fairness hearing, assessment of outcome, mechanisms to assist investigations of fairness hearings

11.

Deconstitutionalizing Personal Jurisdiction: A Separation of Powers Approach

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 20-34
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2020
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
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civil procedure, personal jurisdiction, due process, separation of powers

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Profit for Costs

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 63, 2014, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Morris Ratner and William B. Rubenstein
UC Hastings Law and Harvard Law School
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13.

The Myth of Superiority

Posted: 17 Feb 2000
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School

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