Entrepreneurial Litigation

Author: John C. Coffee
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674736796
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Litigation Costs Funding And Behaviour

Author: W. H. van Boom
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317104234
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The advent and subsequent growth in third-party litigation investment in
Australian class actions has powerfully reinforced the perception that class
actions are entrepreneurial vehicles for their protagonists.5 It has also raised
concerns about the substantial transaction 1 For a discussion of the
entrepreneurial nature of uS class actions see JC Coffee, Entrepreneurial
Litigation: Its Rise Fall and Future (Cambridge: Harvard university Press 2015) ch
1. 2 See, for example, V Waye and V ...

In Praise Of Litigation

Author: Alexandra Lahav
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199380805
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Integrated Res., Inc., 209 F.3d 43, 50 (2d Cir. 2000). Risk of losing is one of the
factors the court will look at, along with the level of investment the lawyers have
put into the case and other factors. For a very critical view of contingency fees,
see Lester Brickman, Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost
America (2011), and for a more nuanced view, although still critical, see John C.
Coffee Jr., Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future 28–29, 116–17 (

The Transformation Of Enforcement

Author: Hans W Miklitz
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849468931
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... Edward Elgar, 2013); C Hodges, 'Mass Collective Redress: Consumer ADR
and Regulatory Techniques' (2015) European Review of Private Law (
forthcoming). 155 Hodges (n 153). 156 Since the above was written, an expert
account of the rise and fall of different types of class actions can be found in JC
Coffee Jr, Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future (Boston, Harvard
University Press, 2015). * The author wishes to thank Ansgar Glatt for his 226
Christopher Hodges.

The Rights Revolution Revisited

Author: Lynda G. Dodd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107164737
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... cases from 1988 to 2003, plaintiffs sought class certification in only 3 percent of
the cases, and a class was certified in only 1 percent of them). Class actions
under Title VII, the ADA, Section 1981, and Section 1983 must comply with
Federal Rule 23. The Equal Pay Act and the ADEA require members to “opt-in,”
using the procedures of Section 16(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C.
§ 216(b). John C. Coffee, Jr. Entrepreneurial Litigation: Its Rise, Fall, and Future (
Cambridge, ...

Saf Ve D Nceli Romanc

Author: Orhan Pamuk
ISBN: 9789750509407
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In these essays, based on the author's Charles Eliot Norton lectures from 2009 at Harvard University, Orhan Pamuk examines the relationship between author and reader, discusses the distinction between "naive" and "sentimental" writing, and ...


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In both individual and group situations, the presumptive purpose of litigation is
some kind of "expected relief . . . either an amount of money or one of a series of
injunctive decrees," and litigants are assumed to have "preferences" that some ...
who have quantified those experiences — often put lawyers into the underlying
analysis.308 Moreover, economists are in the forefront of considering aggregate
litigation, in which the prominence of lawyers' economic stakes gives rise to
concern ...