Publications




Books

  • Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why, 2nd ed. (Aspen 2012)
  • Complex Litigation: Cases & Materials on Advanced Civil Procedure, 5th ed. (West 2010) (with R. Marcus & E. Sherman)
  • Inside Civil Procedure: What Matters and Why (Aspen 2012)
  • Mass Tort Litigation Manual, American College of Trial Lawyers (LexisNexis/Matthew Bender 2006) (H. Erichson & A. Fickler, Co-Reporters)

Articles

  • The Problem of Settlement Class Actions, 82 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2014)
  • Consent versus Closure, 96 Cornell L. Rev. 265 (2011) (with B. Zipursky)
  • Uncertainty and the Advantage of Collective Settlement, 60 DePaul L. Rev. 627 (2011)
  • The Trouble with All-or-Nothing Settlements, 58 Kansas L. Rev. 979 (2010)
  • CAFA’s Impact on Class Action Lawyers, 156 U. Penn. L. Rev. 1593 (2008)
  • Court-Ordered Confidentiality in Discovery, 81 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 357 (2006)
  • Mississippi Class Actions and the Inevitability of Mass Aggregate Litigation, 24 Miss. Coll. L. Rev. 285 (2005)
  • A Typology of Aggregate Settlements, 80 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1769 (2005)
  • Doing Good, Doing Well, 57 Vand. L. Rev. 2087 (2004)
  • Beyond the Class Action: Lawyer Loyalty and Client Autonomy in Non-Class Collective Representation, 2003 U. Chi. Legal F. 519
  • The End of the Defendant Advantage in Tobacco Litigation, 26 Wm. & Mary Envtl. L. & Pol'y Rev. 123 (2001)
  • Informal Aggregation: Procedural and Ethical Implications of Coordination among Counsel in Related Lawsuits, 50 Duke L.J. 381 (2000)
  • Coattail Class Actions: Reflections on Microsoft, Tobacco, and the Mixing of Public and Private Lawyering in Mass Litigation, 34 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1 (2000)
  • Mass Tort Litigation and Inquisitorial Justice, 87 Georgetown L.J. 1983 (1999)
  • Of Horror Stories and Happy Endings: The Rise and Fall of Preclusion-Based Compulsory Party Joinder under the New Jersey Entire Controversy Doctrine, 9 Seton Hall Const. L.J. 757 (1999)
  • Interjurisdictional Preclusion, 96 Michigan L. Rev. 945 (1998)
  • Modern Mass Tort Litigation, Prior-Action Depositions and Practice-Sensitive Procedure, 63 Fordham L. Rev. 989 (1995) (with M. Lowenthal)
  • Note, Nationwide Personal Jurisdiction in all Federal Question Cases: A New Rule 4, 64 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1117 (1989)

Book Chapter

  • Private Lawyers, Public Lawsuits: Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Municipal Gun Litigation, in T. Lytton, ed., Suing the Gun Industry: A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts (U. of Michigan Press 2005)

Amicus Brief

  • Taylor v. Sturgell, U.S. Supreme Court 07-371, Brief of Civil Procedure and Complex Litigation Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner (Feb. 26, 2008) (with D. Shapiro & J. Leubsdorf)

Shorter Publications

  • The Role of the Judge in Non-Class Settlements, 90 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1015 (2013)
  • The Chevron-Ecuador Dispute, Forum Non Conveniens, and the Problem of Ex Ante Inadequacy, 1 Stan. J. Complex Litig. 417 (2013)
  • The Home-State Test for General Personal Jurisdiction, 66 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 81 (2013)
  • Foreword: Lawyering for Groups, 81 Fordham L. Rev. 3039 (2013) (with B. Zipursky)
  • Debate, The Future of Mass Torts, 159 U. Penn. L. Rev. PENNumbra 231 (2011) (with S. Campos)
  • Foreword: Civil Procedure and the Legal Profession, 79 Fordham L. Rev. 1827 (2011)
  • Mass and Complex Litigation in the United States, 44 Hikakuho Zasshi: Journal of Comparative Law 185 (2010) (in Japanese, translated by Hisaei Ito)
  • Foreword: Reflections on the Adjudication-Settlement Divide, 78 Fordham L. Rev. 1117 (2009)
  • Public and Private Law Perspectives: Transcript of Professor Howard Erichson, 37 Sw. L. Rev. 665 (2008)
  • Comments on a Class Action Rule for Mississippi, 24 Miss. Coll. L. Rev. 309 (2005)
  • Getting Students Onboard, in S. Friedland & G. Hess, eds., Teaching the Law School Curriculum (Carolina Academic Press 2004)
  • Foreword: Multidistrict Litigation and Aggregation Alternatives, 31 Seton Hall L. Rev. 877 (2001)
  • A Tribute to Justice Stewart G. Pollock, 30 Seton Hall L. Rev. 430 (2000)
  • A Hero of Moderate Proportions, 74 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1217 (1999)
  • Taking a Closer Look: Justices Reaffirm Need for Judicial Scrutiny of Mass Tort Settlement Class Actions, Legal Times (Aug. 16, 1999)
  • Driving Full Circle: How New Jersey Navigated the Entire Controversy Doctrine, 156 N.J.L.J. 221 (April 19, 1999)
  • Strengthening Ethics in a Million-Lawyer World, Nat’l L.J. (Aug. 3, 1998), at A24
  • Enough is Enough: Solving the Problem of Punitive Overkill in Multiple-Plaintiff Litigation, 152 N.J.L.J. 246 (April 20, 1998)
  • Dealing with Issue Preclusion in Complex Cases, 148 N.J.L.J. 204 (April 21, 1997)
  • Cost-Conscious Alternatives to Massive United States Discovery, 23 Kokusai Shōji Hōmu: Journal of the Japanese Inst. of Int’l Bus. L. 1225 (1995) (with G. Grumbach) (in Japanese)