TITLE

BROADENING THE SCOPE OF JUDICIAL GATEKEEPING: ADOPTING THE GOOD FAITH DOCTRINE IN CLASS ACTION PROCEEDINGS

AUTHOR(S)
TAUSSIG, ERAN B.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
St. John's Law Review;Fall2009, Vol. 83 Issue 4, p1275
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the concept of good faith and its application in class action cases in U.S. federal courts. It contends that the adoption of a good faith prerequisite will enable federal class actions to achieve their goals. The merits and inherent problems of class actions are presented. It also examines the mechanisms created to solve class action problems, and the value of the good faith concept when used as a condition precedent for the certification of a class action.
ACCESSION #
52654276

 

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