Seventh Annual Judicial Symposium on Civil Justice Issues, November 11-13, 2012


Symposium Transcript


Emerging Civil Justice Issues


Employment Litigation: Emerging Trends in Wage & Hour Litigation After Dukes v. Wal-Mart

Differences Between Rule 23 Class Actions and FLSA §  Collective Actions; Tips for Achieving Class and Collective Action Certification; and Certification Post Dukes in Practicing Law Institute, Litigation And Administrative Practice Court Handbook Series, PLI Order Number 34538 (July 11, 2012)

Zavala v. WalMart Stores, Inc., 2012 WL 3217522 (C.A. 3(N.J.))(Filed Aug. 9, 2012).

Allan G. King, Lisa A. Schreter, and Carole F. Wilder, You Can't Opt Out of the Federal Rules: Why Rule 23 Certification Standards Should Apply to Opt-In Collective Actions Under the FLSA (2011),


Luncheon Panel: What an Effective Corporate Compliance Program Should Look Like


Eminent Domain, Mortgage Modifications & The Rule of Law


Panel Discussion: Using Disparate Impact Analysis to Establish Discrimination in Lending


Centennial of the Council of Better Business Bureaus: The Important Role of Self-Regulatory Organizations

Press Release, Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC), NAD Recommends Allstate Discontinue Certain Claims in "Mayhem" Campaign (May 8, 2012)

Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC), The Advertising Industry's Process of Voulntary Self-Regulation

Advertising Self-Regulatory Council (ASRC), Website Privacy Digest (2012)


The Economics of Privacy and Data Security 


The Asbestos Litigation Tsunami – Will It Ever End?

Mark A. Behrens, What's New in Asbestos Litigation?, 28 Rev. Litig. 500, (2009). 

Mark A. Behrens & William L. Anderson, The "Any Exposure" Theory: An Unsound Basis for Asbestos Causation and Expert Testimony, Southwestern University L.R. 479 (2008). 

The "Any Exposure" Theory, Abbreviated.


Luncheon and Keynote Address: “Rule 4(b) and Incentives for Litigation Abuse”

E. Donald Elliott, Law Suits Should Not Be A Free-For-All, (June 14, 2012)