Elizabeth Chamblee Burch

University of Georgia Law School

Charles H. Kirbo Chair of Law

225 Herty Drive

Athens , GA 30602

United States

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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I'm writing a book called Mass Tort Deals: Backroom Bargaining in Multidistrict Litigation that brings to life years of empirical data on mass torts.  ”

Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Judging Multidistrict Litigation

90 New York University Law Review 71 (2015), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-16
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 May 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 391
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 1,036 (19,054)

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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

3.

Financiers as Monitors in Aggregate Litigation

87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1275 (2012), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1968961
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 623 (39,041)

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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

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Repeat Players in Multidistrict Litigation: The Social Network

102 Cornell Law Review 1445 (2017), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-04
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
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Multidistrict litigation, plaintiffs' steering committee, repeat players, MDL, Rule 23, aggregate litigation, settlements

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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 526 (48,625)
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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
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Securities Class Actions as Pragmatic Ex Post Regulation

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 63, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 308, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 08-08
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 347 (80,436)
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corporate governance, securities class actions, regulation, enforcement, SEC, public good, transparency, accountability, innovation, private rights of action

8.

Remanding Multidistrict Litigation

Louisiana Law Review, Vol. 73, 2014, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-29
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 277 (103,238)

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

9.

Constructing Issue Classes

101 Virginia Law Review 1855 (2015), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-21
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 361
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 225 (127,778)

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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 194 (147,064)
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CAFA, class action fairness act, choice-of-law, procedural justice, spillover, externality, transparency, deterrence, public litigation, private attorneys' general

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

14.

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 190 (149,956)

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international jurisdiction, ICCPR

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

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 63, p. 91, October 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 466
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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 153 (181,216)
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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, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 477 , FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-2
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 21 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-16
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, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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 129 (208,103)

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multidistrict litigation, Rule 23, class action, asbestos, bankruptcy, MDL

21.

Calibrating Participation: Reflections on Procedure versus Procedural Justice

65 DePaul L. Rev. 323 (2016), UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-28
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2016
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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

22.

Group Consensus, Individual Consent

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 79, p. 506, 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 430
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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Governing Securities Class Actions

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 80, 2011, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2101345
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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Financing Issue Classes: Benefits and Barriers to Third-Party Funding

New York University Journal of Law and Business, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-02
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 113 (229,727)

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

25.

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

26.

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 77 (294,600)
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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)

27.

Aggregation, Community, and the Line Between

Kansas Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 101, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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nonclass aggregation, multi-district litigation, class action, liberalism, communitarianism, Rule 23(b)(2), Rule 23(b)(3), group cohesion

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Publicly Funded Objectors

19 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 47 (2018), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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Class Actions, Objectors, Rule 23(e)(5), Data Collection, Nonprofits

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Revisiting the Government as Plaintiff

5 Journal of Tort Law (2014), Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-05
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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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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Monopolies in Multidistrict Litigation

70 Vanderbilt Law Review 67 (2017), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-22
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 23 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 May 2018
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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MDL, plaintiff steering committee, attorneys' fees, procedure, mass torts, common-benefit fees, competition, products liability

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A New Way Forward: A Response to Judge Weinstein

Cardozo De Novo, Vol. 2009, p. 168, 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 392
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2015
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
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aggregation, class actions, multi-district litigation, agency problems, social psychology, philosophy