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Book Review. The Premature Burial Of The Irreparable Injury Rule, Gene R. Shreve Jan 1992

Book Review. The Premature Burial Of The Irreparable Injury Rule, Gene R. Shreve

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Judgments From A Choice-Of-Law Perspective, Gene R. Shreve Jan 1992

Judgments From A Choice-Of-Law Perspective, Gene R. Shreve

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Power And Legal Artifice: The Federal Class Action, Bryant Garth Jan 1992

Power And Legal Artifice: The Federal Class Action, Bryant Garth

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Using case studies and interviews with lawyers and representatives in class actions, this article explores the contribution that class actions make to their ostensible beneficiaries. The article first distinguishes the major types of class actions in terms of the roles of lawyers and class representatives, ranging from very passive representatives to individuals intensively involved with the dispute that gave rise to the litigation. The article next seeks to evaluate the class actions. On the basis of the results of the class actions, the article finds that class actions cannot be proclaimed major contributors to social change. The focus on results ...