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New Materials on Italian Class Actions and Group Litigation

An embarrassment of riches today on developments regarding Italian class actions. Prof. Elisabetta Silvestri, of the University of Pavia, shares a paper on the cultural dimensions of group litigation and Giulia Principe, who visited Stanford Law School last year, contributes a paper detailing the success -- or lack thereof -- of recent class actions.