Lonny Hoffman

University of Houston Law Center

Professor (George Butler Research Professor of Law)

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

A Parting Reprise (Teaching Civil Procedure)

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 47, 2003, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 97, U of Houston Law Center No. 2005-A-19
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 26 Apr 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 977 (16,171)

Abstract:

teaching, legal education, civil procedure, litigation

2.

Access to Information, Access to Justice: The Role of Presuit Investigatory Discovery

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2007, U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-W-04, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 88
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 27 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2011
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 931 (16,171)

Abstract:

access to information, discovery, pretrial, pretrial proceedings, information gap, civil procedure, Texas, presuit discovery

3.

The Allocation of Jurisdiction in the American Federal System and Treatment of Interjurisdictional Conflicts

U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-A-08
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 482 (43,002)

Abstract:

federal court, state court, allocation of jurisdiction, subject matter, personal jurisdiction, venue, forum non conveniens, interjurisdictional conflicts, diversity jurisdiction, Pennoyer v Neff, minimum contacts, venue, Bridgestone-Firestone Exception, Rooker-Feldman doctrine, parallel litigation

4.

The Case Against Vicarious Jurisdiction

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 152, No. 3, pp. 1023-1103, 2004, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 91, U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-A-04
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 471 (44,086)

Abstract:

personal jurisdiction, jurisdiction, corporate veil piercing, vicarious jurisdiction, attribution, agency

5.

Twombly and Iqbal's Measure: An Assessment of the Federal Judicial Center's Study of Motions to Dismiss

6 Federal Courts Law Review 1 (2012), U of Houston Law Center No. 1904134
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 400 (49,044)
Citation 2

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6.

Burn Up the Chaff with Unquenchable Fire: What Two Doctrinal Intersections Can Teach Us About Judicial Power Over Pleadings

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, p. 1217, 2008
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2011
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 345 (66,431)
Citation 8

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7.

Intersections of State and Federal Power: State Judges, Federal Law and the Reliance Principle

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 283, 2006, University of Houston Law Center Research Paper No. 2006-W-05, University of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 24 Jun 2011
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 332 (65,570)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Rehnquist Court, judicial jurisdiction, judicial decision-making authority, Reliance Principle, federal intrusion

8.

Recovery and Calculation of Prejudgment Interest Under Texas Law

South Texas Law Review, Vol. 35, 1994
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 316 (69,806)

Abstract:

prejudgment interest

9.

The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act: The Legislative Bid to Regulate Lawyer Conduct

Review of Litigation, 2006, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 101, U of Houston Law Center No. 2007-A-05
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 310 (72,062)

Abstract:

Rule 11, LARA, Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act, Sanctions, Certification Requirements

10.

Forum Non Conveniens in Federal Statutory Cases

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 49, pp. 1137-1210, 2000
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 30 Apr 2006
Lonny Hoffman and Keith A. Rowley
University of Houston Law Center and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 303 (69,088)

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11.

Removal Jurisdiction and the All Writs Act

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 148, p. 401, 1999 , University of Houston Law Center No. 2006-A-03
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 31 Mar 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 196 (102,201)

Abstract:

removal, injunctions, injunctive authority, all writs act, anti-suit injunctions, 28 USC 1651a, 28 USC 2283, jurisdiction

12.

Sygenta, Stephenson and the Federal Judicial Injunctive Power

Akron Law Review, Vol. 37, pp. 605-651, 2004 , U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 90, U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-A-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 190 (120,554)

Abstract:

Anti Suit Injunctions, Injunctions, Parallel Litigation, Federal and State Concurrent Litigation, Anti Injunction Act, 28 USC 2283

13.

Rulemaking in the Age of Twombly and Iqbal

46 U.C. Davis Law Review 1483 (2013) , U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-24
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 04 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 187 (110,768)

Abstract:

Twombly, Iqbal, Rulemaking, Advisory Committees, Practice and Procedure

14.

The Trilogy of 2003: Venue, Forum Non Conveniens and Multidistrict Litigation

The Advocate, Vol. 24, p. 74, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 160 (139,480)

Abstract:

venue, foruk non conveniens, multidistrict transfer and litigation

15.

Burdens of Jurisdictional Proof

59 Alabama Law Review 409 (2008) , U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-21
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 158 (147,135)

Abstract:

class action, CAFA, litigation, jurisdiction, federal courts, civil procedure

16.

In Retrospect: A First Year Review of the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005

39 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 1135 (2006), U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 May 2006 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 137 (159,324)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Class action, CAFA, Class Action Fairness Act, Pritchett v. Office Depot, relation-back doctrine, forum shopping, appellate piggybacking, burden of proof standard, Knudsen v Liberty Mutual Insurance, Pfizer v Lott, Natale v Pfizer, Schorsch v Hewlett-Packard, Schillinger v. Union Pacific Railroad

17.

The Case Against the Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2011

48 Houston Law Review 545 (2011), U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-20
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 134 (129,135)

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18.

The Madness of the Method: The Use of Electrocution and the Death Penalty

Texas Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 1039, 1992
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 117 (176,002)

Abstract:

death penalty, electrocution, lethal injection

19.

Problems in Federal Forum Selection and Concurrent Federal State Jurisdiction

ALI-ABA Course of Study Materials, 2006, U of Houston Law Center No. 2007-A-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 108 (192,282)

Abstract:

jurisdiction, subject matter, personal, diversity, federal question, supplemental, removal, venue

20.

Rethinking the Special Appearance Rule

Baylor Law Review, Vol. 46, 1994
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 19 May 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 106 (194,831)

Abstract:

personal jurisdiction, special appearance, Texas

21.

The 'Commencement Problem': Lessons from a Statute's First Year

UC Davis Law Review, 2006, U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-W-03, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 86
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 90 (211,342)
Citation 1

Abstract:

statutory commencement, statutory interpretation, class action fairness act

22.

The Ongoing Milberg Weiss Controversy

30 The Review of Litigation 183 (2011) , U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-23
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman and Alan F. Steinberg
University of Houston Law Center and University of Houston - Department Political Science
Downloads 52 (288,638)

Abstract:

none

23.

Further Thinking About Vicarious Jurisdiction: Reflecting on Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations, S.A. v. Brown and Looking Ahead to DaimlerChrysler Ag v. Bauman

34 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 765 (2013), U of Houston Law Center Research Paper No. 2013-A-4
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 49 (267,956)

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25.

Appellee's Merit Brief in Vasilas v. State

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Oct 2007
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 34 (329,763)

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26.

Plausible Theory, Implausible Conclusions

83 University of Chicago Law Review Online 143 (2016), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-2
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Lonny Hoffman
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (486,350)

Abstract:

Twombly, Iqbal, Pleading

27.

Neutralizing the Stratagem of 'Snap Removal': A Proposed Amendment to the Judicial Code

Federal Courts Law Review, Vol. 9, Issue 3, p. 103, Summer 2016, U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-23, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2016-47, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-19, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-18
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2016
University of Pittsburgh - School of Law, University of Houston Law Center, Duke University School of Law, Chicago-Kent College of Law - Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola Law School Los Angeles
Downloads 0 (396,608)

Abstract:

civil procedure, Removal Jurisdiction Clarification Act, forum-defendant rule, purposive approach, Snap removal, judicial code, legislative reform, diversity cases, plain language, congressional intent, statutory interpretation, jurisdiction, federal district courts, forum selection, forum shopping

28.

The Limits of Comprehensive Peace: The Example of the FLSA

Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-19
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Lonny Hoffman and Christian J. Ward
University of Houston Law Center and Yetter Coleman
Downloads 0 (411,147)

Abstract:

FLSA, Practice and Procedure