Alexandra D. Lahav

University of Connecticut - School of Law

65 Elizabeth Street

Hartford, CT 06105

United States

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1.

The New Class Action Landscape: Trends and Developments in Class Certification and Related Topics

Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 435
Number of pages: 180 Posted: 29 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2012
John C. Coffee and Alexandra D. Lahav
Columbia Law School and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 885 (25,672)

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class actions, class certification

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The Curious Incident of the Falling Win Rate

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav and Peter Siegelman
University of Connecticut - School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 658 (38,502)

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civil procedure, win rate

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The Market for Preclusion in Merger Litigation

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2155809
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
Sean J. Griffith and Alexandra D. Lahav
Fordham University School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 469 (59,606)

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merger litigation, M&A, corporations, civil procedure, federalism, comity, reverse auction, objector, multi-jurisdictional litigation, Delaware

4.

Rough Justice

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 290 (103,933)

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Jury, Verdict, Tort, Settlement, Mass Tort, Vioxx, September 11, Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, Procedural Justice

5.

The Case for 'Trial by Formula'

Texas Law Review, 2012
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 19 Oct 2011
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 287 (105,093)
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Class Actions in the Era of Trump: Trends and Developments in Class Certification and Related Issues

Prepared for the Annual American Bar Association National Institute on Class Actions, Washington, D.C. October 26-27, 2017
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2017
John C. Coffee and Alexandra D. Lahav
Columbia Law School and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 284 (106,261)

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Ascertainability, Class Action, Class Certification, Complex Litigation, Confidential Witness, Mootness, Predominance, Rule 23, Standing

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Against Judicial Accountability: Evidence from the Six Month List

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 20 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2018
Miguel de Figueiredo, Alexandra D. Lahav and Peter Siegelman
University of Connecticut - School of Law, University of Connecticut - School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 265 (114,318)

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Civil Procedure, Judging

8.

Bellwether Trials

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 243 (124,984)

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Jury, Trials, Complex Litigation, Mass Torts

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Portraits of Resistance: Lawyer Responses to Unjust Proceedings

UCLA Law Review, Forthcoming, Fordham Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1470508
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Sep 2009
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 194 (155,244)

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procedural justice, Guantanamo, military commissions, due process, ethics, professional responsibility, resistance, civil rights

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U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief of Civil Procedure Professors in Support of Respondents, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277

NYU School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-44
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2011
University of Colorado Law School, University of Connecticut - School of Law, New York University School of Law, Marquette University - Law School and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 182 (164,497)

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Class Action, Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, Certification Motion, Rule 23(a), Rule 23(b)(2), Employment Discrimination, Gender Discrimination

11.

Procedural Design

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 178 (167,790)

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Federal Courts, Procedure, Standing, Jurisdiction

12.

The Roles of Litigation in American Democracy

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 65, 2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 145 (199,759)

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civil procedure, due process, recognition, class actions, discovery, trial

13.

Book Review: Are Class Actions Unconstitutional?

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 993, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 124 (226,066)

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class actions, constitutional law, separation of powers, checks and balances, accountability, democracy

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A Primer on Bellwether Trials

Review of Litigation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 120 (231,636)
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MDL, Mass Torts, Bellwether Trials, Jury Right

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Mass Tort Class Actions - Past, Present, and Future

New York University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 104 (256,566)

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Products Liability, Mass Torts, Class Action

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Fundamental Principles for Class Action Governance

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 37, 2004
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Sep 2009
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 103 (258,310)

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class actions, procedure, small claims

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The Law and Large Numbers: Preserving Adjudication in Complex Litigation

Florida Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 383, 2007
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 31 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2009
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 100 (263,515)

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mass tort, courts, bureaucracy, complex litigation

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The Curse of Bigness and the Optimal Size of Class Actions

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Vol. 63, p. 117, 2010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Nov 2010
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 95 (272,517)

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Wal-Mart, complex litigation, class action, class certification, employment discrimination, Title VII, statistical adjudication, bellwether trials, aggregate proof

19.

Symmetry and Class Action Litigation

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 90 (282,068)

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class actions, equality, litigation, federal courts, settlement

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Recovering the Social Value of Jurisdictional Redundancy

Tulane Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 May 2008
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 89 (284,070)

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Multidistrict Litigation, Jurisdiction, Federal Courts, Pluralism, Mass Torts

21.

The New Privity

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 04 Jul 2019
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 65 (340,566)

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due process, torts, personal jurisdiction, products liability, jurisprudence, common law reasoning

22.

A Proposal to End Discovery Abuse

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 65 (340,566)

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discovery, civil procedure, empirical legal studies

23.

Participation and Procedure

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 56 (366,744)

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mass torts, class actions, Weinstein, civil procedure, jury right, advisory jury

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The Jury and Participatory Democracy

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 3, p. 1029, 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 46 (399,858)

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civil jury, democracy, seventh amendment

25.

The Continuum of Aggregation

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 22 (507,253)

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aggregation, MDL, bankruptcy, class action, mass torts, asbestos

26.

Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice, and Context

Aspen Publishers, 4th ed., July 2012, Northeastern University School of Law Research Paper No. 113-2012, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 278
Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2012
Northeastern University - School of Law, Harvard Law School, Boston College - Law School, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Law

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Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder: Dead Souls, Phantom Clients and the Modern Class Action

Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol. 40, p. 155, 2007
Posted: 30 Aug 2006
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law

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Ethics, Class Actions, Law and Literature