Judges, lawyers, and academics largely agree that comprehensive finality is a central goal of mass tort litigation and settlements. More controversial is whether such finality is normatively preferable, inherently ethically problematic, or can be achieved through nonclass aggregate settlements without running afoul of the existing ethics rules. This Article joins this important debate.
Lynn A. Baker,
Mass Torts and the Pursuit of Ethical Finality,
85 Fordham L. Rev. 1943
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