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Title Confidentiality, transparency, and the U.S. civil justice system [electronic resource] / edited by Joseph W. Doherty, Robert T. Reville, Laura Zakaras.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.



Descript xxv, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. I. Studies using existing databases or novel data collection -- Secrecy, settlements and medical malpractice litigation / Eric Helland and Gia Lee -- Shedding light on outcomes in class actions / Nicholas M. Pace and William Rubenstein -- Expectations, outcomes and fairness : lessons from the Civil Justice Reform Act evaluation / Stephen Carroll and Joseph W. Doherty -- Pt. II. Case studies -- To the extent that participation is a measure of success : transparency in the September 11th victim compensation fund / Robert Reville and Jeremiah Goulka -- Understanding mass tort defendant incentives for confidential settlements : lessons from Bayer's cerivastatin litigation strategy / James Anderson -- Transparency and expert evidence in mass torts : insight from Silica litigation / Lloyd Dixon and Stephen Carroll -- Pt. III : Reform proposals -- Transparency for civil settlements : NASDAQ for lawsuits? / Stephen Yeazell -- The future of court system transparency / Lynn M. LoPucki -- Transparency through insurance : mandates dominate discretion / Tom Baker.
Note .
ISBN 9780199914333 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199914338 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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Subject Justice, Administration of -- United States.
Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States
Confidential communications -- United States.
Alt author Doherty, Joseph W.
Reville, Robert T.
Zakaras, Laura.
Descript xxv, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. I. Studies using existing databases or novel data collection -- Secrecy, settlements and medical malpractice litigation / Eric Helland and Gia Lee -- Shedding light on outcomes in class actions / Nicholas M. Pace and William Rubenstein -- Expectations, outcomes and fairness : lessons from the Civil Justice Reform Act evaluation / Stephen Carroll and Joseph W. Doherty -- Pt. II. Case studies -- To the extent that participation is a measure of success : transparency in the September 11th victim compensation fund / Robert Reville and Jeremiah Goulka -- Understanding mass tort defendant incentives for confidential settlements : lessons from Bayer's cerivastatin litigation strategy / James Anderson -- Transparency and expert evidence in mass torts : insight from Silica litigation / Lloyd Dixon and Stephen Carroll -- Pt. III : Reform proposals -- Transparency for civil settlements : NASDAQ for lawsuits? / Stephen Yeazell -- The future of court system transparency / Lynn M. LoPucki -- Transparency through insurance : mandates dominate discretion / Tom Baker.
Note .
ISBN 9780199914333 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199914338 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Subject Justice, Administration of -- United States.
Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States
Confidential communications -- United States.
Alt author Doherty, Joseph W.
Reville, Robert T.
Zakaras, Laura.

Subject Justice, Administration of -- United States.
Disclosure of information -- Law and legislation -- United States
Confidential communications -- United States.
Descript xxv, 230 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Pt. I. Studies using existing databases or novel data collection -- Secrecy, settlements and medical malpractice litigation / Eric Helland and Gia Lee -- Shedding light on outcomes in class actions / Nicholas M. Pace and William Rubenstein -- Expectations, outcomes and fairness : lessons from the Civil Justice Reform Act evaluation / Stephen Carroll and Joseph W. Doherty -- Pt. II. Case studies -- To the extent that participation is a measure of success : transparency in the September 11th victim compensation fund / Robert Reville and Jeremiah Goulka -- Understanding mass tort defendant incentives for confidential settlements : lessons from Bayer's cerivastatin litigation strategy / James Anderson -- Transparency and expert evidence in mass torts : insight from Silica litigation / Lloyd Dixon and Stephen Carroll -- Pt. III : Reform proposals -- Transparency for civil settlements : NASDAQ for lawsuits? / Stephen Yeazell -- The future of court system transparency / Lynn M. LoPucki -- Transparency through insurance : mandates dominate discretion / Tom Baker.
Note .
Alt author Doherty, Joseph W.
Reville, Robert T.
Zakaras, Laura.
ISBN 9780199914333 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0199914338 (hbk. : alk. paper)

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