Document Type

Working Paper

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

In this memorandum prepared for the Annual ABA National Institute on Class Actions, Professors Coffee and Lahav review and assess developments in class certification over recent years, and track trends in approaches to certification. Special attention is given to securities litigation, the use of confidential witnesses, ascertainability, attorney's fees, standing, mootness, statutes of repose, and the impact of recent Supreme Court decisions, including Halliburton II and Spokeo.

Disciplines

Law | Securities Law | Torts

Comments

Prepared for the Annual American Bar Association National Institute on Class Actions, Washington, D.C. October 26-27, 2017.

Center/Program

Center for Contract and Economic Organization

Center/Program

Center for Law and Economic Studies

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