8 Pages Posted: 31 May 2013
Date Written: May 31, 2011
Was the Erie decision a "supreme mistake?" In responding to Professor Suzanna Sherry's contention that Erie is one of the worst decisions by the Supreme Court, I take up the question whether there is any redemptive value in that decision and what the future holds for Erie in theory and practice.
Keywords: civil procedure, Erie doctrine
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Childress III, Donald Earl, Redeeming Erie: A Response to Suzanna Sherry (May 31, 2011). Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 155, 2011; Pepperdine University Legal Studies Research Paper. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2272700