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The Institution of the Private Attorney General: Perspectives from an Empirical Study of Class Action Litigation

  title={The Institution of the Private Attorney General: Perspectives from an Empirical Study of Class Action Litigation},
  author={Bryant G. Garth and Ilene H. Nagel and Sheldon J. Plager},
  journal={Southern California Law Review},
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