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The Multiparty, Multiforum Trial Jurisdiction Act of 2002 By James E. Pfander Civil Practice and Procedure, February 2003 On November 2, 2002, President Bush signed into law the Multiparty, Multiforum Trial Jurisdiction Act of 2002.
An Illinois lawyer in Romania’s Constitutional Court By James E. Pfander Civil Practice and Procedure, November 2002 Among the other trips I took as a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Bucharest in Romania last spring, I paid a visit to the Romanian Constitutional Court. Housed in the southeast corner of the enormous Palace of Parliament in Bucharest, the Romanian Constitutional Court dates from the country's ratification of a post-Communist constitution in 1991
Overlapping class actions and the proposed amendments to Rule 23 By James E. Pfander Civil Practice and Procedure, October 2001 During its June 2001 meeting, the Standing Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States--the Committee charged with the promulgation of proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure--took up class action reform.
Y2K legislation alters class action jurisdiction By James E. Pfander Civil Practice and Procedure, October 1999 On July 20, 1999, President Bill Clinton signed a version of the Y2K legislation that had been making its way through Congress.

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