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261.23 sec. 001 - Comparative Civil Litigation (Spring 2024)

Instructor: Hannah Buxbaum  
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Units: 2
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

Tu 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 12
From January 09, 2024
To April 16, 2024

Course Start: January 09, 2024
Course End: April 16, 2024
Class Number: 33524

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 8
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 41
As of: 04/13 11:56 PM


This class will consider civil litigation from a comparative perspective. It will focus in particular on mechanisms for group litigation (such as the class action) as currently deployed in different countries and in diverse substantive arenas, from consumer protection to securities fraud to the enforcement of human rights. Through our exploration of these mechanisms and associated procedural rules, we will discuss some of the core issues in comparative law: for instance, the impact of legal traditions and legal culture; the political determinants of law reform; and prospects for legal harmonization.

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Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Litigation and Procedure
Public Law and Policy

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  • Civil Litigation in Comparative Context
    Oscar G. Chase, Linda J. Silberman, John Sorabji, Rolf Stürner, et al.
    Edition: Second edition
    ISBN: 9781628102147
    e-Book Available: Unknown
    Price: To Be Determined

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