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Auctioning the Role of Class Counsel in Class Action Cases: A Descriptive Study

Laural L. Hooper, Marie Leary
August 29, 2001
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A study conducted by the Center to provide the Third Circuit Task Force on Selection of Class Counsel information on judges who have employed an auction or bidding method to select class counsel. The report describes in detail the auctioning procedures used by the judges, including the process of evaluating bids and selecting the winning bidder. This report is also reprinted at 209 Federal Rules Decisions 519 (2002).