Rule 23: Class Actions at the Crossroads

Earlier versions of the following Articles and Comments were presented at a
conference sponsored by The University of Arizona College of Law, the Law
College Association and the Institute for Law and Economic Policy (ILEP) on
December 13 and 14, 1996, in Tucson, Arizona. The Arizona Law Review would
like to express its gratitude to all who made the event possible, with particular
thanks to the Institute for Law and Economic Policy, without whose vision and
resources this symposium issue would not have been possible.

The Institute for Law and Economic Policy formulates policy positions on
issues involving the administration of civil justice within the American legal
system. These issues include existing legal protections of all consumers and
protection of the public interest in maintaining a safe environment. In addition,
ILEP focuses on the issues of government regulation, preservation of competition,
and free and fair markets. Inquiries regarding ILEP should be directed to Edward
Labaton, Esq., President; Sandra Stein, Esq., Executive Vice President; Daniel
Berger, Esq., Treasurer, 1703 Rittenhouse Square Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19103.