Modern Complex Litigation

Title

Modern Complex Litigation

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Modern Complex Litigation is the successor to Complex Litigation and the Adversary System, which was published in 1998. Due to the many developments in this field, the authors have reorganized and completely rewritten the text. Most of the principal cases used in the new edition have been decided since 1998, and many of the notes discuss cases, literature, and developments that have arisen in the past decade. In the interest of creating an accessible, student-friendly text, the book has been substantially shortened through the careful editing of cases and the use of short, informative notes. At the same time, the casebook still attempts to achieve the prior casebook's comprehensive survey of the field. After an introductory chapter, the casebook examines issues regarding the structure of the lawsuit and the aggregation of claims (such as joinder, preclusion, MDL transfer, class actions, and jurisdiction), and then addresses issues that arise during pretrial, trial, a

ISBN

9781587785375

Publication Date

2010

Publisher

Foundation Press

City

New York

Keywords

complex litigation, adversary system

Disciplines

Law | Litigation