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Federal Habeas Corpus Practice & Procedure
Available at KF9001 .L542001 and on Lexis.
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
U.S. government website of the Panel of Multi-district Litigation (MDL). "The job of the Panel is to (1) determine whether civil actions pending in different federal districts involve one or more common questions of fact such that the actions should be transferred to one federal district for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings; and (2) select the judge or judges and court assigned to conduct such proceedings."
* More subject specific treatises can be found browsing secondary sources in Westlaw and Lexis.
Class Actions and Other Multi-Party Litigation in a Nutshell by
Call Number: KF8896 .Z9 K586 2021 (Practical Skills)
Completely revised and up to date. Thoroughly covers federal class actions and other multi-party litigation, including case law, applicable rules and statutes, and important secondary sources. Covers all of the major topics of class action law and practice, such as commencement of a class action, requirements for class certification, class action discovery, notice to class members, opt-out rights, Seventh Amendment and due process issues, class settlements, remedies, appellate review, issue and claim preclusion, ethical issues, ADR, and third-party financing. Also contains a special focus on securities, mass tort, and employment discrimination class actions, as well as treatment of federal multidistrict litigation, defendant class actions, bankruptcy, joinder devices under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and shareholder derivative suits. Explores the latest cutting-edge issues in multi-party litigation and discusses numerous ground-breaking court decisions. This latest edition also contains a detailed treatment of the 2018 amendments to the federal class action rule.
Class Action News (BNA)
News and analysis on arbitration, class certification and attorneys fees as well as other topics.
E-Discovery & Legal Tech News (BNA)
With sub topics such as preservation, production, search and retrieval this BNA resource has news, cases and practice tips on all aspects of electronic discovery. *UIUC only
Call Number: KF8902.E42 B37 2008
Publication Date: 2009-08-16
This concise book examines recurring issues in the area of e-discovery in an accessible question and answer format. It offers insight into the thorny issues and references specific cases to make your research quicker and easier.
American Arbitration Association
The AAA offers Alternative Dispute Resolution Services to individuals and corporations. Their website is a good source for news and explanations.
Arbitration Law in a Nutshell by
Call Number: KF9085 .Z9 C38 2021 (Practical Skills)
This Nutshell on arbitration addresses freedom of contract, federal preemption, and universal arbitrability. It conveys a thorough sense of the relevant case law and applicable rules. It describes the unique features of the various forms of arbitration and covers the current debate about arbitration.
How Arbitration Works by
Call Number: KF 3424 .E53 2016
Publication Date: 2016-11-01
Long considered by labor law and dispute resolution professionals to be the standard text on labor arbitration, Elkouri & Elkouri: How Arbitration Works is the most comprehensive and authoritative treatise available on this subject. The reference of first resort, it has been utilized and cited by advocates, arbitrators, and judges more than any other arbitration book published.