New Class Action Landscape
On February 11, Professor Alexandra Lahav will be a featured speaker at "The New Class Action Landscape," a continuing legal education course being offered by the Boston Bar Association.
Professor Lahav is an expert on complex litigation. She has published articles on class actions, mass torts and the political economy of civil litigation. She is especially interested in procedural justice and the limits of due process. She currently is working on a book exploring lawyer resistance and cooptation in injustice, in addition to projects on civil procedure and mass litigation. The fourth edition of her casebook (with Stephen Subrin, Martha Minow , Mark Brodin, and Thomas Main), Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice, and Context, was recently released by Aspen Publishing.
Each spring, Vanderbilt Law School’s Cecil D. Branstetter Litigation & Dispute Resolution Program holds an annual New Voices in Civil Justice Workshop.” Alexandra Lahav was chosen as a “New Voice” in 2012.
Recent Homepage Highlights
Professor Jessica Rubin will be teaching US law and legal writing for the Open Society Foundation at Bilgi University in Istanbul. Rubin teaches legal research and writing in the Lawyering Process program at the Law School.
On June 18, Professor Sara Bronin will make a presentation at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association on "Legal Tools to Address Climate Change" at a panel discussion entitle "Following the Path of the Storm: Legal and Legislative Challenges in Addressing Rising Sea Levels on the Connecticut Coastline."
On June 18, Professor Mark W. Janis will lecture on "Freedom of Religion and European Human Rights Law" at the University of Oxford, England.
On June 17, Professor Alexandra Lahav will speak at the annual meeting of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) where she will comment on the proposed changes to the Federal rules of civil procedure.
On June 17, Professor Richard Pomp will speak at the twenty-third annual Summer Tax Institute at University of California - Davis.
Jennifer Brooks-Crozier '12 is the author of "Put Up Your Dukes: The Fight Over Commonality in the Era of Wal-Mart v. Dukes" (19 Texas Wesleyan Law Review 711 (2013)).