Class Actions and Other Multi-Party Litigation in a Nutshell

Author: Klonoff, Robert H.
Edition: 5th
Copyright Date: 2017
  • Publication Date: September 15th, 2017
  • ISBN: 9781634599238
  • Subject: Civil Procedure
  • Series: Nutshells
  • Type: Overviews
  • Description: Completely revised and up to date. Thoroughly covers federal class actions and other multi-party litigation, including case law, applicable rules and statutes, and important secondary sources. Covers all of the major topics of class action law and practice, such as commencement of a class action, requirements for class certification, class action discovery, notice to class members, opt- out rights, Seventh Amendment and due process issues, class settlements, remedies, appellate review, issue and claim preclusion, ethical issues, ADR, and third-party financing. Also contains a special focus on securities, mass tort, and employment discrimination class actions, as well as treatment of defendant class actions, multidistrict litigation, bankruptcy, joinder devices under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and shareholder derivative suits. Explores the latest cutting-edge issues in multi-party litigation and discusses numerous ground-breaking court decisions.