Multi-party Litigation: The Strategic Context

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UBC Press, 2009 - Law - 280 pages
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Drawing upon insights from law and politics, Multi-Party Litigation outlines the historical development, political design, and regulatory desirability of multi-party litigation strategies in cross-national perspective and describes a battle being fought on multiple fronts by competing interests. By addressing the potential and constraints of litigation, this book offers a comprehensive account of an international issue that will interest students and practitioners of law, politics, and public policy.

 

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Contents

Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1Theoretical Historical and Legal Underpinnings
An Overview of the Contemporary American Landscape
3The Politics of Tobacco Litigation
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4The Politics of Gun Litigation
lvii
5The Politics of Food Litigation
vii
6International Developments in the Politics of Litigation
6
7Conclusions
39
Notes
51
General References
93
Case References
125
General Index
141
Case Index
165
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Wayne V. McIntosh is a political science professor, associate chair, and Director of Undergraduate Studies with the Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Cynthia L. Cates is a political science professor with the Department of Political Science, Towson University, Towson, MD.

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