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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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
Downloads 1,385 (25,803)
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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 1,088 (36,595)

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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.

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, Margaret S. Williams and Margaret S. Williams
University of Georgia Law School and Visiting ScholarFederal Judicial Center
Downloads 776 (58,597)
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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), 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 659 (72,405)
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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.

Perceptions of Justice in Multidistrict Litigation: Voices from the Crowd

Cornell Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-21
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 11 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2023
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch, Margaret S. Williams and Margaret S. Williams
University of Georgia Law School and Visiting ScholarFederal Judicial Center
Downloads 618 (78,412)
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MDL, multidistrict litigation, torts, procedural justice, attorney's fees, settlement, voice, delay, due process, dignity, claims administration, outcomes, ethics

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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 595 (82,230)
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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 549 (91,074)

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

8.

MDL Revolution

96 New York University Law Review 1 (2021), University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-02, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2021
Abbe R. Gluck and Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
Yale University - Law School and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 441 (118,713)

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Opioids, multidistrict litigation, tort law, Erie, transsubstantive, due process, adequate representation, class action, transparency, federalism, sovereignty, appeals, information production, remand

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Against Bankruptcy: Public Litigation Values versus the Endless Quest for Global Peace in Mass Litigation

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 131, Forthcoming 2024, Yale Law School, Public Law Research Paper, USC CLASS Research Paper No. 24-9, Yale Law & Economics Research Paper
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Nov 2023 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2024
Abbe R. Gluck, Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Adam S. Zimmerman
Yale University - Law School, University of Georgia Law School and USC Gould School of Law
Downloads 412 (129,163)

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MDL, opioids, civil procedure, mass torts, health law, due process, bankruptcy

10.

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 375 (142,821)

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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, 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 300 (181,607)

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

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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
Downloads 263 (207,836)

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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)

13.

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 255 (214,380)

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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

14.

Judicial Adjuncts in Multidistrict Litigation

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-22
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2020
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch, Margaret S. Williams and Margaret S. Williams
University of Georgia Law School and Visiting ScholarFederal Judicial Center
Downloads 252 (216,840)
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MDL, Class Action, Special Masters, Claims Administrators, Magistrate Judges, Complex Litigation, Products Liability, Torts

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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

16.

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 214 (253,727)

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international jurisdiction, ICCPR

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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 211 (257,044)

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

18.

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

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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
Downloads 194 (277,484)

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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

20.

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
Downloads 165 (319,987)

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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

21.

Nudges and Norms in Multidistrict Litigation: From Fact Sheets to Lone Pine Orders

Yale Law Journal Forum, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-25
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 25 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 164 (321,639)

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

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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 162 (325,023)

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

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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
Downloads 155 (337,399)

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adequate representation, class actions, multidistrict litigation MDL, parens patriae, aggregate litigation, Rule 23(b)(2)

24.

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
Downloads 144 (358,201)

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

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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 143 (360,236)

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

26.

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
Downloads 142 (362,255)

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Nonclass Aggregation, Consent, Autonomy, Multidistrict Litigation, Mass Torts, Procedural Justice, Aggregate Settlements, Moral Philosophy

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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 142 (362,255)
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multidistrict litigation, Rule 23, class action, asbestos, bankruptcy, MDL

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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
Downloads 132 (383,210)

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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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Collected Wisdom on Selecting Leaders and Managing MDLs

Judicature, forthcoming Fall 2021, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-17
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2021
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch and Stephen Bough
University of Georgia Law School and U.S. District Court
Downloads 131 (385,444)

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MDL, lead lawyer, steering committee, diversity

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Information for the Common Good in Mass Torts

DePaul Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-31
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 04 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2021
Alexandra D. Lahav and Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
Cornell Law School and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 128 (392,572)

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transparency, public health, discovery, Rule 26(c), Rule 5(d), Opiates, tobacco, torts, class action, MDL, attorneys general, opioid

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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
Downloads 127 (394,897)

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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
Downloads 108 (448,301)

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

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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, 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
Downloads 91 (500,031)

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

35.

Diversity in MDL Leadership: A Field Guide

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review 2020, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2021-04
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 10 May 2021
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 89 (510,709)

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MDL, diversity, leadership, groups

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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 87 (514,420)

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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)

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Data versus More Data in Multidistrict Litigation

University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 03, 2023, Cornell Law Review, Vol. 107, No. 268, 2023
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2023
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 84 (529,399)

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multidistrict litigation, MDL, procedural justice, sample size, data

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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
Downloads 77 (553,239)

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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

40.

MDL for the People

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 108, No. 1015, 2023, University of Georgia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2023-08
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Apr 2023 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2023
Elizabeth Chamblee Burch
University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 73 (570,256)

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multidistrict litigation, mass torts, products liability, legal ethics, advertisement, social networks, technology, attorney discipline, settlement

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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
Downloads 66 (601,635)

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