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Spring 2011 - Complex Litigation

Silver, Charles M

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 382P  Unique # 29610

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TW9:05 - 10:20 amTNH 3.125
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Take-home Wednesday, May 11

Description
This course will focus upon the major procedural and substantive issues that arise in the context of nationwide complex civil litigation.  The major focus will be on class actions, including the requirement for class certification, dual federal and state class actions, the manifold issues that arise in class settlements, and the determination of class attorneys' fees.  In addition, alternatives to the class action mechanism will be discussed, including coordination by the judicial panel on multi-district litigation.

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