9781566628853

Complex Litigation: Problems in Advanced Civil Procedure

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    9781566628853

  • ISBN10:

    1566628857

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-08-01
  • Publisher: West Academic

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Summary

Offers concepts of and insights into the forms and functions of complex litigation issues, including their implications. Helps students in such courses to review and study, as well as serves as a reference book for students once they are in practice.

Table of Contents

Preface v
Complex Litigation in Perspective
1(9)
The Assumptions of the American Procedural System
2(7)
Due Process
2(1)
Adversarialism
3(1)
Efficiency
4(1)
Jury Trial
4(2)
Pretrial Factual Development
6(1)
Judicial Discretion
6(1)
Transactionalism
7(1)
Trans-substantivity
8(1)
The Roadmap
9(1)
Structural Complexity: Intra-District Consolidation
10(8)
Structural Complexity: Intra-System Aggregation
18(25)
Structural Limitations on Intra-System Aggregation
18(5)
Strategic Behavior
23(1)
Responses
24(17)
Changing Settled Rules
25(2)
Dismissals and Stays
27(1)
Forum Non Conveniens Dismissals
28(2)
Kerotest Stays
30(1)
Anti-Suit Injunctions
30(2)
Transfers
32(1)
Section 1404 Transfers
32(2)
Section 1407 (Multidistrict) Transfers
34(6)
Inherent Power Transfers
40(1)
Conclusion
41(2)
Structural Complexity: Intersystem Aggregation
43(26)
Structural Limitations on Intersystem Aggregation
44(7)
Strategic Behavior
51(1)
Responses
52(16)
Changing Settled Rules
52(4)
Dismissals and Stays
56(1)
Abstention
56(3)
Anti-Suit Injunctions
59(6)
Removal
65(3)
Conclusion
68(1)
Structural Complexity: Nonparties, Joinder, and Preclusion
69(132)
Joinder
71(94)
Voluntary Joinder
71(1)
Structural Limitations
72(4)
Strategic Behavior
76(1)
Intervention
77(1)
Structural Limitations
78(7)
Strategic Behavior
85(1)
Involuntary Joinder
86(1)
Rule 19 (Necessary Party) Joinder
87(1)
Structural Limitations
88(1)
Rule 19(a): Necessary Parties
88(4)
Rule 19(b): Indispensable Parties
92(3)
Strategic Behavior
95(1)
Interpleader
95(1)
Structural Limitations
96(1)
Statutory Interpleader
96(5)
Rule Interpleader
101(1)
Strategic Behavior
102(1)
Class Actions
103(2)
Structural Limitations
105(1)
The Elements of Rule 23(a)
105(21)
The Elements of Rule 23 (b)
126(25)
Other Structural Limitations on Class Actions
151(10)
Strategic Behavior
161(2)
Summary
163(2)
Preclusion
165(13)
Claim Preclusion
166(5)
Issue Preclusion
171(6)
Summary
177(1)
Responses
178(14)
Changing Settled Rules
178(1)
Joinder
179(1)
Preclusion
180(2)
Bankruptcy
182(7)
Preclusion after Notice and an Opportunity to Intervene
189(3)
The Problem of Future Claimants
192(7)
Joinder
193(1)
Preclusion through Bankruptcy Discharge
194(2)
The Settlement Class Action
196(3)
Conclusion
199(2)
Pretrial Complexity
201(44)
Restructuring the Lawyers and the Judiciary in Complex Cases
205(10)
Restructuring Lawyers
205(6)
Restructuring the Judiciary
211(4)
Summary
215(1)
Narrowing Issues
215(18)
Structural Limitations on Narrowing Issues
216(4)
Strategic Behavior
220(1)
Responses
221(1)
Changing Settled Rules
221(5)
Establishing Early, Firm Dates
226(2)
Bifurcation
228(3)
Pretrial Stipulations
231(1)
Summary
232(1)
Discovering Facts
233(10)
The Limited Structural Impediments to Full Discovery
233(2)
Strategic Behavior
235(2)
Responses
237(1)
Changing Settled Rules
237(2)
Delivering Information More Efficiently
239(1)
Resolving Discovery Disputes Efficiently
240(2)
Using Non-Traditional Methods for Obtaining Information
242(1)
Conclusion
243(2)
Trial Complexity
245(25)
Restructuring the Relationships among Lawyers, Factfinders, and Lawgivers at Trial
247(9)
Restructuring the Lawyers
247(1)
Restructuring the Factfinder
248(2)
Replacing the Jury
250(3)
Assisting the Judge
253(2)
Restructuring the Lawgiver
255(1)
Summary
256(1)
Narrowing Issues
256(11)
Structural Limitations on Narrowing Issues
257(1)
Strategic Behavior
258(1)
Responses
258(1)
Bifurcation
259(3)
Trial by Statistics
262(3)
Time Limits
265(1)
Summary
266(1)
Increasing Comprehension
267(1)
Conclusion
268(2)
Remedial Complexity
270(15)
Structural Limitations on Determining and Implementing Remedies
271(6)
The Ability to Depart from the Rightful Position Principle
271(3)
Constitutional Constraints
274(1)
The Jury's Role
275(2)
Strategic Behavior
277(1)
Responses
277(7)
Declaring Remedies
277(4)
Implementing Remedies
281(3)
Conclusion
284(1)
Epilogue
285(8)
Table of Cases 293(6)
Index 299

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