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Friday, April 24, 2015

Repost: First Annual Civil Procedure Workshop

The first annual Civil Procedure Workshop will be held at Seattle University School of Law on July 16-17, 2015.

Scholars have been selected to present their work in small panel sessions, with distinguished faculty providing commentary. Panels proceeding on Thursday, July 16 will cover a wide range of topics. On Friday, July 17, the Workshop will focus on the class action. In the morning, junior scholars will present work focused on aggregate litigation, and Judith Resnik will provide a keynote address over lunch. In the afternoon, scholars and members of the Class Action Rules Subcommittee of the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee will participate in a roundtable discussion of proposed amendments to Rule 23. Confirmed commentators include Stephen Burbank, Scott Dodson, Myriam Gilles, Suzette Malveaux, and Tobias Barrington Wolff.

We welcome all civil procedure scholars to attend this Workshop. The Workshop will provide meals for registrants, but registrants must cover their own travel and lodging costs. We have reserved a block of hotel rooms near the workshop at a discounted rate. Please contact Brooke Coleman ([email protected]) if you would like information about reserving these rooms. Finally, if you are planning to attend, please register here.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Thank you and best of luck as the semester winds down.

Brooke Coleman (Seattle), [email protected]

Liz Porter (UW), [email protected]

Dave Marcus (Arizona), [email protected]

Posted by Howard Wasserman on April 24, 2015 at 10:28 AM in Civil Procedure, Howard Wasserman | Permalink

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