Alexandra D. Lahav

University of Connecticut - School of Law

65 Elizabeth Street

Hartford, CT 06105

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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 909 (33,718)

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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 739 (44,799)

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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 507 (72,615)
Citation 1

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

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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 426 (89,462)

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Civil Procedure, Judging

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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 388 (99,624)
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Jury, Verdict, Tort, Settlement, Mass Tort, Vioxx, September 11, Civil Procedure, Complex Litigation, Procedural Justice

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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 331 (119,008)

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

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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 303 (130,803)
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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 268 (148,617)

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Jury, Trials, Complex Litigation, Mass Torts

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Chancy Causation in Tort

Journal of Tort Law
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2021
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 247 (161,200)
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causation, tort, probability

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The New Privity

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 241 (165,050)
Citation 1

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

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Why Justice Gorsuch Was Wrong About Causation in Comcast

23 GreenBag 205, 2020
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Sep 2020
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 221 (179,296)

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causation, tort, legal history

12.

Procedural Design

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 217 (182,419)

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Federal Courts, Procedure, Standing, Jurisdiction

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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 206 (191,520)

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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, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 194 (202,253)

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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

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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 173 (223,535)
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MDL, Mass Torts, Bellwether Trials, Jury Right

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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 171 (225,779)
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civil procedure, due process, recognition, class actions, discovery, trial

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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 140 (266,244)

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Products Liability, Mass Torts, Class Action

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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 131 (280,109)

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

19.

Fraudulent Removal

135 Harvard Law Review Forum forthcoming, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 21-15
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Zachary D. Clopton and Alexandra D. Lahav
Northwestern University - Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 122 (295,474)

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civil procedure, courts, litigation, subject matter jurisdiction, jurisdiction, removal, remand, federal courts, state courts, sanctions

20.

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 113 (311,947)

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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 109 (319,802)

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mass tort, courts, bureaucracy, complex litigation

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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 98 (343,324)

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class actions, equality, litigation, federal courts, settlement

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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 98 (343,324)

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

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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 97 (345,596)

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

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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
University of Connecticut - School of Law and University of Georgia Law School
Downloads 86 (372,615)

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

26.

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 81 (386,212)

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discovery, civil procedure, empirical legal studies

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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 65 (435,751)

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

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The Knowledge Remedy

98 Texas Law Review 1361 (2020)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Alexandra D. Lahav
University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 59 (457,077)

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torts, remedies, information, toxic torts, environmental law, drug and device law

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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 54 (476,072)

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civil jury, democracy, seventh amendment

30.

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 49 (496,590)

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

31.

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