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Law in a Nutshell: Class Actions and other Multiparty Litigation

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Edition: 4th ed., 2012
Author(s): Klonoff


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This Law in a Nutshell: Class Actions and other Multiparty Litigation edition 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, and ethical and policy issues. It also contains a special focus on securities, mass tort, and employment discrimination class actions, defendant class actions and shareholder derivative suits.

This book explores the latest cutting-edge issues in multi-party litigation and discusses numerous ground-breaking court decisions.

Table of Contents includes:
Evolution and Overview of Federal Court Class Actions;
Class Certification Requirements: Implicit Requirements and Rule 23(a);
Class Certification Requirements: rule 23(b);
Litigating a Class Action;
Notice, Opt-Out Rights, and Communications with Class Members;
Multi-Jurisdictional and State Court Class Actions;
Constitutional and Procedural Issues;
Settlements, Remedies and Attorneys' Fees;
Appellate Review;
Special Focus on Mass Tort, Employment Discrimination, and Securities Fraud Class Actions;
Defendant Class Actions, Derivative Suits, and Suits Involving Unincorporated Associations;
Ethical and Policy Issues in Class Actions;
Non-Class Aggregation Devices Under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure;
Other Non-class Aggregation Devices in Federal Practice.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Klonoff
ISBN 9780314910974
Edition 4th ed., 2012
Publisher West