Complex Litigation Project


Publisher: American Law Institute
Publication Website: https://www.ali.org/publications/show/complex-litigation/
Coverage: 1986-1994

Additional Information: This work provides insight into multi-party, multi-forum lawsuits and offers proposals for mitigating the difficulties these cases pose. Included are mass products liability litigation (asbestos and Dalkon Shield cases), common disaster cases (e.g., commercial airliner crashes and hotel fires), and certain kinds of contract and commercial cases.

Volumes:
COMPLEX LITIGATION: STATUTORY RECOMMENDATIONS AND ANALYSIS (OFFICIAL VOLUME) (1994)
MOTIONS SUBMITTED IN ADVANCE OF THE 70th ANNUAL MEETING FOR CONSIDERATION AT THE MEETING ON MAY 13, 1993 (May 1993)
PROPOSED FINAL DRAFT (April 5, 1993)
REPORTERS' MEMORANDUM TO THE COUNCIL (January 25, 1991)
REPORTERS' PRELIMINARY MEMORANDUM ON CHAPTER 6 (April 6, 1990)
TENTATIVE DRAFT 3 (March 31, 1992)
TENTATIVE DRAFT 2 (April 6, 1990)
TENTATIVE DRAFT 1 (April 14, 1989)
COUNCIL DRAFT 4 ( 2 VOLUMES), VOLUME 1, VOLUME 2 (October 23, 1992)
COUNCIL DRAFT 3 (November 22, 1991)
COUNCIL DRAFT 2 (November 14, 1989)
COUNCIL DRAFT 1 (November 23, 1988)
PRELIMINARY DRAFT 4 (September 19, 1991)
PRELIMINARY DRAFT 3 (September 19, 1990)
PRELIMINARY DRAFT 2 (September 13, 1989)
PRELIMINARY DRAFT 1 (October 19, 1988)
REPORT: PRELIMINARY STUDY OF COMPLEX LITIGATION (March 31, 1987)
REPORT: PRELIMINARY STUDY OF COMPLEX LITIGATION (February 19, 1987)
DRAFT REPORT FOR COUNCIL (December 1, 1986)
DRAFT REPORT FOR ADVISORY COMMITTEE (September 8, 1986)
DISCUSSION OUTLINE 1 WITH ATTACHMENTS (February 28, 1986)