In recent years collective litigation procedures have spread across the globe, accompanied by hot controversy and normative debate. Yet virtually nothing is known about how these procedures operate in practice. Based on extensive documentary and interview research, this volume presents the results of the first comparative investigation of class actions and group litigation 'in action'.
5th Annual International Conference on the Globalization of Class Actions Focuses on "Facts on the Ground"
On Dec.8 - 9, more than 100 judges, lawyers and academicians came together in the beautiful Raad van State to share information and perspectives on the evolution of class actions and group litigation procedures world-wide. In her opening address, Prof.
A Framework for Collaborative Research on Class Actions & Group Litigation / a presentation by Deborah R. Hensler, Stanford Law School, 2008.
Third Annual Conference on Global Class Actions
Sydney and Canberra, 11-12 December 2009
The Global Class Actions Exchange is a companion to a series of international conferences on the worldwide spread of class actions, group proceedings and other forms of collective litigation that have been organized by Stanford Law School, the Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, and Tilburg University.