‘Engstrom on Class Actions (x 2)’

“David Freeman Engstrom, Stanford Law School, has posted two papers on the history of class actions. The first, forthcoming in University of Pennsylvania Law Review 165 (2017), is ‘Revolution of 1978 and the Puzzle of American Procedural Political Economy’: ‘In 1978, top DOJ officials in the Carter Administration floated a revolutionary proposal that would have remade the consumer class action and, with it, the relationship of litigation and administration within the American regulatory state …'” (more)

[Dan Ernst, Legal History Blog, 23 June]

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