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 (12)

1.

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

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 78, pp. 1213-1246, 2004
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2004
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 727 (37,312)

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

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 6, p. 2129, November 2004
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jun 2005
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 714 (38,213)

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Private attorney general, class action attorneys, class action law

3.

The Concept of Equality in Civil Procedure

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 23, 2002 Forthcoming
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 25 Aug 2001
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 643 (44,015)
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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
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Mar 2006
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 405 (78,404)
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Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts, class action suits, small claims class action

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The Negotiation Class: A Cooperative Approach to Class Actions Involving Large Stakeholders

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Francis E. McGovern and William B. Rubenstein
Duke University School of Law and Harvard Law School
Downloads 365 (88,488)

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

6.

Do Gay Rights Laws Matter?: An Empirical Assessment

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 75, 2001
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jan 2002
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 322 (101,909)
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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
Downloads 229 (145,236)
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Finality in Class Action Litigation: Lessons from Habeas

UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 10 Jun 2007
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 190 (172,975)

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

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A Transactional Model of Adjudication

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 2, January 2001
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Mar 2001
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 176 (185,260)
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Legal Procedure, Litigation Process, Complex Litigation, Class Actions, Tort Law and Product Liability, Corporation and Securities Law

10.

The Fairness Hearing: Adversarial and Regulatory Approaches

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 53, 2006
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School
Downloads 154 (207,576)
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class action lawsuits, fairness hearing, assessment of outcome, mechanisms to assist investigations of fairness hearings

11.

Profit for Costs

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 63, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2014 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Morris Ratner and William B. Rubenstein
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Harvard Law School
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12.

The Myth of Superiority

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 16, No. 3, 1999
Posted: 17 Feb 2000
William B. Rubenstein
Harvard Law School

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