Read CLE6010906_Class_Action.indd text version


Dear Colleagues: On April 7, 2006, UMKC Law School will host a remarkable class action symposium. The Law School, with support from the law firm of

Jones Day, will bring together the most distinguished faculty of class action judges, scholars and practitioners ever to meet at a single event. This unique learning experience will complement the publication of the special UMKC Law Review's comprehensive examination of the 20th anniversary of Phillips Petroleum v. Shutts. I hope many of you will be able to attend. Sincerely, Professor Robert Klonoff Douglas Stripp/Missouri Professor of Law UMKC School of Law Symposium Chair

MCLE credit: 8.0 hours in most jurisdictions. Visit our Web site or contact us for information about a specific jurisdiction. Written materials include the UMKC Law Review Symposium Issue and Class Actions Nutshell by Professor Klonoff.

Nonprofit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Kansas City, Mo. Permit #6113

Class Action


with project support from presents

Jones Day

Arthur Miller Harvard Law School

Opening Keynote Speaker


Prof. Debra L. Bassett Loula Fuller and Dan Myers Professor Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Fla. Edward K. M. Bilich Jones Day, Washington, D.C. Elizabeth J. Cabraser Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP San Francisco, Calif. Prof. John C. Coffee Adolf A. Berle Professor of Law Columbia Law School, New York, N.Y. Prof. Edward H. Cooper Thomas M. Cooley Professor of Law The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Prof. Linda S. Mullenix Morris & Rita Atlas Chair in Advocacy University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Austin, Tex. Prof. Richard A. Nagareda Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tenn. Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal U.S. District Judge, Southern District of Texas Houston, Tex.

Joseph M. Sellers Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll, P.L.L.C., Washington, D.C. Prof. Edward F. Sherman Moise F. Steeg, Jr. Professor of Law Tulane University Law School, New Orleans, La.

UMKC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.

Prof. William B. Rubenstein UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif.

Mark Herrmann Jones Day, Cleveland, Ohio Prof. Samuel Issacharoff Bonnie & Richard Reiss Professor of Constitutional Law New York University School of Law, New York, N.Y. Matthew W. Lampe Jones Day, Columbus, Ohio William Lerach Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP San Diego, Calif. Prof. Nancy Levit Curators' and Edward D. Ellison Professor of Law UMKC School of Law, Kansas City, Mo. Prof. Francis E. McGovern Duke University School of Law, Durham, N.C. Prof. Geoffrey P. Miller Stuyvesant P. Comfort Professor of Law Director, Center for the Study of Central Banks New York University School of Law, New York, N.Y.

Patricia J. Villareal Jones Day, Dallas, Tex. Brian Wolfman Public Citizen Litigation Group, Washington, D.C. Prof. Patrick Woolley Beck, Redden & Secrest Professor University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Austin, Tex. Prof. Stephen C. Yeazell David G. Price & Dallas P. Price Professor of Law UCLA School of Law, Los Angeles, Calif.

University of Missouri-Kansas City Continuing Legal Education 5100 Rockhill Road Kansas City MO 64110-2499

Prof. Deborah R. Hensler Judge John W. Ford Professor of Dispute Resolution Stanford Law School, Stanford, Calif.

James Sullivan Shughart Thomson & Kilroy, Kansas City, Mo.

Class Action


Panels will address the following: · Phillips Petroleum Company v. Shutts: 20 years later · Class Action Fairness Act · Ethical Issues in Class Action Litigation · Labor and Employment Class Actions · Securities Class Actions · Mass Torts Class Actions

Friday, April 7, 2006 Liberty Memorial Auditorium 100 W. 26th Street, Kansas City, Mo.

Panelists Prof. Debra L. Bassett Edward K. M. Bilich Elizabeth J. Cabraser Prof. Edward H. Cooper Prof. John C. Coffee Prof. Deborah R. Hensler Mark Herrmann Prof. Samuel Issacharoff Matthew W. Lampe William Lerach Prof. Nancy Levit Prof. Francis E. McGovern Prof. Geoffrey P. Miller Prof. Linda S. Mullenix Prof. Richard A. Nagareda Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal Prof. William B. Rubenstein Joseph M. Sellers Prof. Edward F. Sherman James Sullivan Patricia J. Villareal Brian Wolfman Prof. Patrick Woolley Prof. Stephen C. Yeazell

Friday, April 7, 2006 CLE Credit: Kansas pending Missouri 9.1 hours

Liberty Memorial Auditorium 100 W. 26th Street Kansas City, Mo.

The Honorable

Diane Wood

U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Lunch Keynote Speaker


Robert Klonoff Symposium Chair

UMKC School of Law

Symposium Faculty

Schedule of Events

7:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast 8:10 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Ellen Y. Suni Dean, UMKC School of Law Kansas City, Mo. Prof. Robert Klonoff 8:15 a.m. Reflections on Phillips Petroleum v. Shutts Prof. Arthur R. Miller 8:45 a.m. Labor and Employment Moderator: Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal, Joseph M. Sellers Matthew W. Lampe Prof. Nancy Levit 9:40 a.m. Coffee break 2:40 p.m. Refreshment break 9:50 a.m. Mass Torts Moderator: Prof. Samuel Issacharoff Prof. Francis E. McGovern Prof. Deborah R. Hensler Elizabeth J. Cabraser Mark Herrmann 10:45 a.m. Comment on the Hyatt Regency Class Action Lawsuit James Sullivan 10:50 a.m. Phillips Petroleum Company v. Shutts I: Adequacy, Personal Jurisdiction Moderator: Prof. Robert Klonoff Prof. William B. Rubenstein Prof. Patrick Woolley Prof. Geoffrey P. Miller 2:50 p.m. Securities Moderator: Prof. Robert Klonoff William Lerach Patricia J. Villareal Prof. John C. Coffee 3:45 p.m. Class Action Fairness Act / Class Action Reform Moderator: Prof. Patrick Woolley Prof. Edward H. Cooper Brian Wolfman Hon. Lee H. Rosenthal Prof. Stephen C. Yeazell 4:40 p.m. Adjourn and Networking Happy Hour 11:45 a.m. Luncheon (included in registration fee) 12:15 p.m. The Future of Class Action Litigation Hon. Diane P. Wood 12:45 p.m. Phillips Petroleum Company v. Shutts II: Choice of Law Moderator: Prof. Robert Klonoff Prof. Samuel Issacharoff Prof. Richard A. Nagareda Prof. Linda S. Mullenix 1:40 p.m. Ethical Issues in Class Action Litigation Moderator: Prof. Geoffrey P. Miller Prof. Edward F. Sherman Edward K. M. Bilich Prof. Debra L. Bassett

Registration Form

Fee: $250

Fee includes seminar, lunch and networking happy hour. You may also register online at

Prof. Arthur R. Miller Bruce Bromley Professor of Law Harvard Law School Arthur R. Miller is the Bruce Bromley Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he has taught since 1971. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester and his law degree from Harvard Law School. Before joining the Harvard faculty, he practiced law in New York City and taught at the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan. Among lawyers he is nationally known for his work on court procedure (a subject on which he has authored or co-authored more than 40 books), copyright and unfair competition, and remedies. The general public knows him for his work in the field of the right of privacy, a subject on which he has written, testified, debated, and helped formulate legislation. His book The Assault on Privacy: Computers, Data Banks, and Dossiers (1971) has been extremely influential. In recent years Professor Miller has taught courses on civil procedure, copyright, and complex litigation; he recently co-taught a seminar on law, information and technology. He has worked in the public interest in the fields of privacy, computers, copyright and the courts. Among the responsible positions he has held are those of commissioner on the United States Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works, reporter for and member of the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States, and reporter for the American Law Institute's Project on Complex Litigation.

Hon. Diane P. Wood U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit Senior Lecturer in Law University of Chicago Law School Diane P. Wood is a circuit judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and a senior lecturer in law at the University of Chicago Law School. Wood attended the University of Texas at Austin, earning her B.A. in 1971 (highest honors) and her J.D. in 1975 (Order of the Coif). After graduation from law school, she clerked for Judge Irving L. Goldberg on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (1975-76) and for Justice Harry A. Blackmun of the U.S. Supreme Court (1976-77). She then spent a brief period at the Office of the Legal Adviser in the U.S. Department of State. In 1980, she began her career as a legal academic at Georgetown University Law Center. She moved to the University of Chicago Law School in 1981, serving as a full-time professor until 1995 and as associate dean from 1989 through 1992. In 1990, she was named to the Harold J. and Marion F. Green Professorship in International Legal Studies, becoming the first woman to hold a named chair at the school. From 1993 until she was appointed to the Seventh Circuit in 1995, she served as deputy assistant attorney general in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and is on the Council of the American Law Institute. Wood has three children. She enjoys playing the oboe and English horn in several Chicago-area amateur orchestras.

Symposium Chair and Moderator:

Prof. Robert Klonoff Douglas Stripp Missouri Professor of Law UMKC School of Law Counsel to Jones Day Prof. Klonoff is a national authority in the field of complex litigation. A 1979 graduate of Yale Law School, Klonoff served as an assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States, an Assistant United States Attorney, a visiting professor at the University of San Diego Law School, and law clerk for John R. Brown, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He also previously taught class actions at Georgetown Law Center. He has authored or co-authored five books, including the West Group Casebook, Class Actions and Other Multi-Party Litigation (2000, 2d ed. forthcoming 2006). Klonoff is an associate reporter for the American Law Institute's class action project, Principles of the Law of Aggregate Litigation. He serves in editorial positions for the American Bar Association's Class Actions & Derivative Suits and the Bureau of National Affairs' Class Action Litigation Report. He is a member of the American Law Institute and a Fellow in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers. He served as a reporter for the 2005 National Conference on Appellate Justice. In addition to his academic post, he is counsel with Jones Day, having previously served as a partner with the firm for nearly 15 years. He has argued eight cases before the Supreme Court.

Enclosed is $ _____ for _____ registration(s)

for enrollment in the Class Action Symposium, Friday, April 7, 2006, Liberty Memorial Auditorium, 100 W. 26th Street, Kansas City, Mo. Seating in the auditorium is limited and will be available on a first-paid basis. Additional seating will be available in an overflow room adjacent to the auditorium. The Symposium will be simulcast to that room.

Name (please print or type) Firm or Company Address City/State/ZIP Phone Number E-mail address Fax Number

Paymentpayable to the University of Missouri and mail to: Continuing Legal Education, Please make check

UMKC School of Law, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499. No admission ticket or confirmation will be sent. Just pick up materials at the registration desk on the day of the program. Pre-registration is encouraged. There is no penalty for walk-in enrollments. If you have any questions contact our office at 816-235-1648 or send an e-mail to [email protected] Relay Missouri: 1-800-735-2966 (TT), 1-800-735-2466 (voice). If paying by credit card, fill out the following information and fax to 816-235-5414. VISA MasterCard Discover Cardholder's Name (as it appears on card)

Hotelsecured a block of rooms at the Raphael Hotel 816-756-3800 or 1-800-821-5343. Standard info UMKC has

rooms will be priced at $127, suites will be priced at $137. When making your reservation please mention the UMKC Class Action Group to ensure the special rate. All reservations need to be confirmed by Friday, March 17, 2006.

Card Number

Exp. Date

Cancellations &Cancellations received 48 hours or more prior to the beginRefunds We understand that conflicts arise.

ning of the program will be refunded. Alternatively, you may choose to receive a credit voucher in the full amount for a future UMKC/CLE program. Late cancellations and "no shows" will receive program materials on request. Substitutions are always permitted. © Copyright MMVI, Curators, University of Missouri

Limited seating is available on a first-paid basis.

For Web site at, call 816-235-1648, or e-mail [email protected] more information Visit our



2 pages

Report File (DMCA)

Our content is added by our users. We aim to remove reported files within 1 working day. Please use this link to notify us:

Report this file as copyright or inappropriate


You might also be interested in

Wyvern Nov 10 12627
Microsoft Word - Maleshin galleysFINAL
Amiri Baraka and The Dutchman