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Entrepreneurial Litigation

Its Rise, Fall, and Future

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$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674736795

Publication Date: 06/08/2015


320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 graphs, 8 tables


  • I. Entrepreneurial Litigation: A Uniquely American Concept
    • 1. Litigation and Democracy
    • 2. The Origins of Entrepreneurial Litigation
  • II. The Rise of the Entrepreneurial Litigator
    • 3. The Derivative Action
    • 4. The Emergence of the Class Action
    • 5. Merger and Acquisition Class Actions: Litigation on Steroids
    • 6. The Mass Tort Class Action: Quick Rise, Faster Fall
  • III. The Search for Reform
    • 7. A Prelude to Class Action Reform
    • 8. The Needed Reforms
    • 9. Public Enforcement and the Private Attorney General
  • IV. The Future
    • 10. The Globalization of the Class Action: Can the Private Attorney General Be Exported?
    • 11. Conclusion: Toward a Semiprivate Attorney General
  • Notes
  • Figure and Table Credits
  • Index

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