Alexandra D. Lahav

Cornell Law School

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

35

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8,961

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11

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Scholarly Papers (35)

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 Cornell Law School
Downloads 939 (45,036)

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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
Cornell Law School and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 802 (55,954)

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civil procedure, win rate

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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, Cornell Law School and University of Connecticut - School of Law
Downloads 590 (83,114)

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Civil Procedure, Judging

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A Revisionist History of Products Liability

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 570 (86,868)

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torts, products liability, common law, legal reasoning, legal history, privity

5.

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 Cornell Law School
Downloads 527 (95,827)
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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Rough Justice

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2010
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 471 (109,812)
Citation 1

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

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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 385 (139,078)
Citation 1

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causation, tort, probability

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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 Cornell Law School
Downloads 375 (142,821)

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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 327 (165,863)
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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 294 (185,571)
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causation, tort, legal history

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The New Privity

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 02 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 286 (190,925)
Citation 1

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

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Bellwether Trials

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 03 Oct 2007
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 286 (190,925)

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Jury, Trials, Complex Litigation, Mass Torts

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Procedural Design

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 07 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 260 (210,240)

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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 228 (238,969)

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

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A Primer on Bellwether Trials

Review of Litigation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 217 (250,438)
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MDL, Mass Torts, Bellwether Trials, Jury Right

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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, Cornell Law School, New York University School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Alabama - School of Law
Downloads 217 (250,438)

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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

17.

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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 208 (260,408)
Citation 2

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

18.

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
Downloads 180 (296,622)

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

19.

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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 169 (313,370)

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Products Liability, Mass Torts, Class Action

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An Order, Most Fixed

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Aug 2022
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 167 (316,653)

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legal theory, civil procedure, interpretation, rules, standards

21.

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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 152 (342,892)

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

22.

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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 134 (378,878)

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mass tort, courts, bureaucracy, complex litigation

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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 132 (383,210)

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class actions, procedure, small claims

24.

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

25.

The Continuum of Aggregation

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Jun 2019
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 127 (394,897)

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

26.

Symmetry and Class Action Litigation

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2013
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 116 (425,266)

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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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 116 (422,525)

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

28.

Recovering the Social Value of Jurisdictional Redundancy

Tulane Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 May 2008
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 113 (430,824)

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

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A Proposal to End Discovery Abuse

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 26 Nov 2018
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 103 (460,699)

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discovery, civil procedure, empirical legal studies

30.

Crime and Tort: Reflections on Legal Categories

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 2, 2023
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 May 2023
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 101 (470,388)

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torts, products liability, legal history

31.

Participation and Procedure

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 31 Jul 2015
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 88 (510,709)

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

32.

The Knowledge Remedy

98 Texas Law Review 1361 (2020)
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Jul 2020
Alexandra D. Lahav
Cornell Law School
Downloads 78 (549,246)

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

33.

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
Cornell Law School
Downloads 75 (561,566)

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civil jury, democracy, seventh amendment

34.

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 Cornell Law School

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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
Cornell Law School

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Ethics, Class Actions, Law and Literature