Entrepreneurial litigation : its rise, fall, and future / John C. Coffee, Jr.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.
viii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part one. Entrepreneurial litigation : a uniquely American concept Litigation and democracy The origins of entrepreneurial litigation Part two. The rise of the entrepreneurial litigator The derivative action The emergence of the class action Merger and acquisition class actions : litigation on steroids The mass tort class action : quick rise, faster fall Part three. The search for reform A prelude to class action reform The needed reforms Public enforcement and the private attorney general Part four. The future The globalization of the class action : can the private attorney general be exported? Conclusion : toward a semi-private attorney general.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-298) and index.
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