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The Rise and Fall of the Mass Tort Glass Settlement

in Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter reviews developments behind the realization by lawyers that class settlements might function as peacemaking vehicles. It then turns to the structure of the deals in Amchem Products, Inc. ... More


Maximizing or Minimizing Opt-Outs

in Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter covers other efforts to draw upon class settlements as vehicles for peace, whether by expanding or constraining in practical terms the opportunity of persons within the class to opt out ... More


The middle class and the future of London

Tim Butler

in City matters: Competitiveness, cohesion and urban governance

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344458
eISBN:
9781447301868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344458.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the social roles and relationships within different kinds of middle-class areas in London, England. It describes the different patterns of gentrification in various parts of the ... More


Bankruptcy Transformed

in Mass Torts in a World of Settlement

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226567600
eISBN:
9780226567624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567624.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter describes how the defeat of the class settlements in Amchem Products, Inc. v. Windsor and Ortiz v. Fibreboard Corp. has led to even more problematic efforts to replicate those ... More


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