class actions, litigation, Rule 23
This article investigates whether the proposed amendments to Rule 23 (recently approved for publication and comment by the U.S. Judicial Conference's Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure) are a modest first step toward necessary class action reforms, or "a presciption for class action abuse."
Susan J. Becker, Pro's and Con's of Proposed Rule 23 Amendments, 22 Litigation News no. 1 (November 1996) at p. 4