TITLE

SHIFT HAPPENS: PRESSURE ON FOREIGN ATTORNEY-FEE PARADIGMS FROM CLASS ACTIONS

AUTHOR(S)
Rowe Jr., Thomas D.
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law;Summer2003, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p125
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the class-action device used in the American civil litigation which concerns with the liability of the attorney's fee and the financial practices in applying class action suits in the U.S. It highlights the practices in civil litigation wherein the losers will pay portion of the winners' attorney fees. However, class action to pay for the costs of the other party is discouraged since it leads to disproportion of the liabilities for class recovery.
ACCESSION #
51592704

 

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