Elizabeth Chamblee Burch

University of Georgia Law School

Fuller E. Callaway Chair of Law

225 Herty Drive

Athens , GA 30602

United States

http://https://www.law.uga.edu/profile/elizabeth-chamblee-burch

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Judging Multidistrict Litigation

90 New York University Law Review 71 (2015)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 1,321 (15,708)
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MDL, plaintiff steering committee, common benefit fees, attorneys' fees, repeat players, adequate representation, transferee judges, non-class actions, settlement

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There's a Pennoyer in My Foyer: Civil Procedure According to Dr. Seuss

Green Bag 2d, Vol. 13, p. 105, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 1,056 (21,971)

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Dr. Seuss, civil procedure, Bell Atlantic v. Twombly, Iqbal, judges, juries, personal jurisdiction, Erie, pleading, discovery, joinder, preclusion, Horton, Zax, Circus, Sneetch, pale green pants, Hanna v. Plumer

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Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation: The Social Network

102 Cornell Law Review 1445 (2017)
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 02 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Margaret S. Williams
University of Georgia Law School and Federal Judicial Center
Downloads 636 (44,652)

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Multidistrict litigation, plaintiffs' steering committee, repeat players, MDL, Rule 23, aggregate litigation, settlements

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Financiers as Monitors in Aggregate Litigation

87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1275 (2012)
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 635 (44,725)
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third-party financing, alternative litigation financing, multidistrict litigation, MDL, class actions, arbitration, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, nonclass aggregation, aggregate litigation, agency problems, contingent fees

5.

Reassessing Damages in Securities Fraud Class Actions

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 66, p. 348, 2007
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2006
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 533 (56,028)

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Class Action, Securities Fraud, Dura, Remedies, Out-of-Pocket losses, Loss Causation, Common Law Deceit, Misrepresentation

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Rhetoric or Rights?: When Culture and Religion Bar Girls' Right to Education

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 44, pp. 1073, 2004
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 525 (57,102)
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Securities Class Actions as Pragmatic Ex Post Regulation

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 63, 2008
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 352 (92,209)

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corporate governance, securities class actions, regulation, enforcement, SEC, public good, transparency, accountability, innovation, private rights of action

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Remanding Multidistrict Litigation

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 73, 2014, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 288 (114,893)

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MDL, multidistrict litigation, transferee judges, transfer, 1407, remand

9.

Constructing Issue Classes

101 Virginia Law Review 1855 (2015)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 252 (132,128)

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class action, Rule 23, attorneys' fees, multidistrict litigation, Seventh Amendment Reexamination Clause, Parens Patriae, Ascertainability, choice of law, aggregate proof, Rule 23(c)(4)

10.

Disaggregating

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 240 (138,709)
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mass torts, multidistrict litigation, commonality, Rule 23, class actions, MDL, aggregate litigation

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Litigating Groups

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 1, p. 1, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 230 (144,569)

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Vioxx, Zyprexa, nonclass aggregation, class actions, multidistrict litigation, social psychology, other-regarding preferences, moral philosophy, obligations, group cohesion, mass tort, mass litigation

12.

CAFA's Impact on Litigation as a Public Good

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 29, p. 2517, 2008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 198 (166,510)

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CAFA, class action fairness act, choice-of-law, procedural justice, spillover, externality, transparency, deterrence, public litigation, private attorneys' general

13.

Post-War Iraq: Prosecuting Saddam Hussein

California Criminal Law Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Nov 2005 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 195 (168,897)

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international jurisdiction, ICCPR

14.

Procedural Justice in Nonclass Aggregation

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 194 (169,697)

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procedural justice, mass torts, social psychology, non-class aggregation, aggregate settlements, participation, multidistrict litigation, adversarial litigation

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Introduction: Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 63, p. 91, October 2010
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 176 (185,131)

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Dukes v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., class actions, due process, Title VII, employment discrimination, hybrid class action, Phillips Petroleum v. Shutts

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Between 'Merit Inquiry' and 'Rigorous Analysis': Using Daubert to Navigate the Gray Areas of Federal Class Action Certification

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 1041, 2004
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 155 (206,313)

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class certification, Daubert, class action, blackmail settlements, abuse of discretion

17.

Optimal Lead Plaintiffs

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, May 2011
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 21 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 152 (209,767)

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Rule 23, PSLRA, securities class actions, lead plaintiff, adequate representation, lead plaintiff groups, typicality, conflict of interest, group decision-making, due process, opt outs

18.

Adequately Representing Groups

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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adequate representation, class actions, multidistrict litigation MDL, parens patriae, aggregate litigation, Rule 23(b)(2)

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Litigating Together: Social, Moral, and Legal Obligations

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 87, 2011
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 134 (232,192)

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aggregation, multidistrict litigation, MDL, procedural justice, Vioxx, mass torts, consent, class action, groups, autonomy

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Unsettling Efficiency: When Non-Class Aggregation of Mass Torts Creates Second-Class Settlements

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 157, 2004
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 29 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 134 (232,192)
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multidistrict litigation, Rule 23, class action, asbestos, bankruptcy, MDL

21.

Group Consensus, Individual Consent

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 506, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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Nonclass Aggregation, Consent, Autonomy, Multidistrict Litigation, Mass Torts, Procedural Justice, Aggregate Settlements, Moral Philosophy

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Calibrating Participation: Reflections on Procedure versus Procedural Justice

65 DePaul L. Rev. 323 (2016)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 124 (246,266)

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procedural justice, participation, issue classes, Rule 23(c)(4), Twombly, Iqbal, multidistrict litigation, class actions, notice, Rule 23(b)(2), Taylor v. Sturgell, Smith v. Bayer

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Financing Issue Classes: Benefits and Barriers to Third-Party Funding

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 121 (250,871)

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alternative litigation financing, third party funding, lawsuit lending, Rule 23(c)(4), issue classes, class actions

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Governing Securities Class Actions

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 80, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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Nudges and Norms in Multidistrict Litigation: From Fact Sheets to Lone Pine Orders

Yale Law Journal Forum, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 93 (300,747)

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MDL, multidistrict litigation, torts, products liability, fact sheets, Lone Pine orders, mass torts

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Procedural Adequacy

Texas Law Review, See also, Vol. 88, 2009
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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lass Action, Adequacy of Representation, Class Conflicts, Identity of Interests, Procedural Justice, Rule 23

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Aggregation, Community, and the Line Between

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 101, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 80 (329,940)

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nonclass aggregation, multi-district litigation, class action, liberalism, communitarianism, Rule 23(b)(2), Rule 23(b)(3), group cohesion

28.

Nonjurisdictionality or Inequity

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 102, p. 64, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 78 (334,862)

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Bowles v. Russell, jurisdiction, mandatory, nonjurisdictional, equitable, pro se litigants, habeas petition, Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 4(a), FRAP 4(a)(6)

29.

Publicly Funded Objectors

19 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 47 (2018)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 64 (373,019)

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Class Actions, Objectors, Rule 23(e)(5), Data Collection, Nonprofits

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Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation

70 Vanderbilt Law Review 67 (2017)
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 23 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 63 (376,146)

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MDL, plaintiff steering committee, attorneys' fees, procedure, mass torts, common-benefit fees, competition, products liability

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Revisiting the Government as Plaintiff

5 Journal of Tort Law (2014), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 60 (385,374)

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corrective justice, separation of powers, checks and balances, parens patriae, tobacco, bankruptcy, regulation by deal, regulation by litigation, class actions, adequate representation

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A New Way Forward: A Response to Judge Weinstein

Cardozo De Novo, Vol. 2009, p. 168, 2009
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 50 (419,182)

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aggregation, class actions, multi-district litigation, agency problems, social psychology, philosophy

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Judicial Adjuncts in Multidistrict Litigation

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 08 Jun 2020
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Margaret S. Williams
University of Georgia Law School and Federal Judicial Center
Downloads 46 (441,865)

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MDL, Class Action, Special Masters, Claims Administrators, Magistrate Judges, Complex Litigation, Products Liability, Torts