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Multi-Party Litigation

The Strategic Context

Drawing upon insights from law and politics, Multi-Party Litigation outlines the historical development, political design, and regulatory desirability of multi-party litigation strategies in cross-national perspective and describes a battle being fought on multiple fronts by competing interests. By addressing the potential and constraints of litigation, this book offers a comprehensive account of an international issue that will interest students and practitioners of law, politics, and public policy.


308 pages

Law and Society


Table of Contents

Introduction

1 Theoretical, Historical, and Legal Underpinnings

2 Mass Torts and Class Action: An Overview of the Contemporary Landscape

3 The Politics of Tobacco Litigation

4 The Politics of Gun Litigation

5 The Politics of Food Litigation

6 International Developments in the Politics of Litigation

7 Conclusions

Notes

General References

Case References

General Index

Index of Cases

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