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Prof. Linda S. Mullenix

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University of Texas at Austin
1 University Station B6600
Austin , Texas 78712
United States

Company Description: The University of Texas at Austin, the largest component of The University of Texas System, is a major research university and home to more than 48,000 students,...   more
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  • Ph.D. degree
    Columbia University
  • law degree
    Georgetown University
  • law degree
    Georgetown University Law Center
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Classic Scholarship - Taking Adequacy Seriously | Class Action Countermeasures
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Today's piece of "classic" scholarship is by Linda Mullenix, Professor of Law at the University of Texas. Published in 2004, Taking Adequacy Seriously: The Inadequate Assessment of Adequacy in Litigation & Settlement Classes, 57 Vand.
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Mullenix offers one primary reform: require cross-examination of the class representative at the certification hearing, so that the court can make an adequate record of its own impressions of the adequacy of the named plaintiff.
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The only quibble is that Professor Mullenix's name has been spelled incorrectly.
Linda Mullenix, a law ...
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Linda Mullenix, a law professor at the University of Texas, said most appeals of large class action lawsuit verdicts in recent years have focused on punitive damages, not actual damages and interest awards.
"Over the past decade, there have been four or five cases that have gone to the Supreme Court" that have challenged multibillion-dollar verdicts because of excessive punitive awards, Mullenix said.
The lack of punitive damages in the Ford case will make the company's appeal more interesting because it's not arguing many of the hot-button issues facing the court, she added.
"I don't think that it's going ...
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"I don't think that it's going to put attorneys to severe ethical tests or place them in tension or conflict place them in tension or conflict with their ethical duties," says Linda Mullenix, a law professor at the University of Texas at Austin. "The drafters of the new rules repeatedly said-and it's in the legislative history-the new rules were not going to basically change lawyers' privileges and immunities [regarding discovery]."
However, she adds a caveat: If courts would reinterpret rules to require disclosure of privileged or immunized material, it would create ethical dilemmas.
Coleman Law Firm - Smart Lawyers for Smart People
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"I don't think that it's going to put attorneys to severe ethical tests or place them in tension or conflict place them in tension or conflict with their ethical duties," says Linda Mullenix, a law professor at the University of Texas at Austin."The drafters of the new rules repeatedly said--and it's in the legislative history--the new rules were not going to basically change lawyers' privileges and immunities [regarding discovery]."
However, she adds a caveat: If courts would reinterpret rules to require disclosure of privileged or immunized material, it would create ethical dilemmas.
Costs vs.Benefits
Coleman Law Firm - Smart Lawyers for Smart People
www.coleman-firm.com [cached]
"I don't think that it's going to put attorneys to severe ethical tests or place them in tension or conflict place them in tension or conflict with their ethical duties," says Linda Mullenix, a law professor at the University of Texas at Austin."The drafters of the new rules repeatedly said--and it's in the legislative history--the new rules were not going to basically change lawyers' privileges and immunities [regarding discovery]."
However, she adds a caveat: If courts would reinterpret rules to require disclosure of privileged or immunized material, it would create ethical dilemmas.
Costs vs.Benefits
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