Toward a Cooperative Strategy for Federal and State Judges in Mass Tort Litigation

31 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2001

Date Written: June 2000

Abstract

This article explores the role of judges in mass tort litigation, focusing on the necessity of cooperation between the federal and state levels. It considers the significance of judicial cooperation and evaluates the current cooperative measures engaged in by federal and state judges. Finally, the article offers and considers an alternative strategy of institutional cooperation.

Suggested Citation

McGovern, Francis, Toward a Cooperative Strategy for Federal and State Judges in Mass Tort Litigation (June 2000). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=262355 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.262355

Francis McGovern (Contact Author)

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