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Author Rossman, Stuart T.

Title Consumer class actions / Stuart T. Rossman, Charles Delbaum, Arielle Cohen ; contributing authors, Robert Bramson ... [et al.].

Imprint Boston, MA : National Consumer Law Center, c2013.

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 Law Open Reserve  KF8896 .R67 2013    LIB USE ONLY
Edition 8th ed.
Description xxv, 755 p. : forms ; 28 cm.
Series Consumer credit and sales legal practice series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Kept up-to-date by supplements.
Contents Case and claims selection, other first considerations -- Forum selection -- Venue -- Choosing the class definition -- Drafting the complaint -- Plaintiff's preliminary actions to protect the class -- The defendant's response : preliminary motions, individual settlement offers, counterclaims, and more -- Discovery -- Representing the named plaintiff at deposition -- Class certification -- The class motion and briefs -- Appeals of certification rulings -- Class notice -- Negotiations and settlement -- The court settlement approval process -- Claims administration and distribution of benefits -- The class action trial -- Res judicata and collateral estoppel -- Attorney fees -- Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 23 and advisory committee notes -- Federal class action legislation -- Survey of state class action law : 2012 -- NACA class action guidelines -- Sample agreements with named plaintiffs, co-counsel -- Consumer class action web addresses -- Finding pleadings, primary sources on the companion website -- Index and quick reference.
Note Access to NCLC companion web sites available to law students, faculty and staff only
GGU Libraries CURRENT EDITION ONLY IN OPEN RESERVE.
Subject Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States.
Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Alt Author Delbaum, Charles.
Cohen, Arielle.
Bramson, Robert, 1956-
National Consumer Law Center.
ISBN 9781602481251
1602481253