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Published: 31 May 2012

258 Pages


ISBN: 9780199914333

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Confidentiality, Transparency, and the U.S. Civil Justice System

Joseph W. Doherty, Robert T. Reville, and Laura Zakaras

  • An empirical and objective approach to a complex public policy issue using new information on disclosure impact on litigation, settlement values, and litigation volume, including direct interviews with judges, lawyers, and settlement administrators.
  • Offers concrete and novel suggestions for policymakers on how to improve disclosure in class action settlements, guide judges in decisions regarding claiming, and govern transparency regarding claim rates.
  • The most up-to-date presentation of the literature with extensive documentation and references by top scholars at leading institutions.

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