Proposed Rule Misses The Mark On Improving MDLs

By Emily Tucker, Daniel Campbell and Andrew Kaplan (January 25, 2024, 5:27 PM EST) -- In recent years, multidistrict litigation has continued to significantly increase, now accounting for almost 80% of all pending federal cases.[1] Yet the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure do not so much as mention MDL proceedings, leaving judges with little to no formal guidance on how to manage these often massive and complex cases....

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