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There are Plaintiffs and . . . There are Plaintiffs: An Empirical Analysis of Securities Class Action Settlements
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2008)
In this paper, we examine the impact of the PSLRA and more particularly the impact the type of lead plaintiff on the size of settlements in securities fraud class actions. We thus provide insight into whether the type of ...
Public Pension Funds as Shareholder Activists: A Comment on Choi and Fisch
(Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, 2008)
In an important paper recently appearing in the Vanderbilt Law Review, Professors Stephen Choi and Jill Fisch generate survey evidence from public pension fund respondents that documents the low cost activism practiced by ...
Overruling Erie: Nationwide Class Actions and National Common Law
(University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 2008)
In this essay, part of a symposium on the Class Action Fairness Act, I argue that CAFA should be read as having overruled Erie Railroad Co. v. Tompkins as applied to the nationwide class actions that fall within CAFA's ...