Multidistrict Litigation Manual guides lawyers through practice before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. It covers the increasing role of the panel and provides detailed annotations to the Multidistrict Litigation Statute, 28 U.S.C.A. § 1407. You will find reviews of panel discussions, analysis regarding practice before the panel, and information on recent developments, including the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005.
This manual provides guidance for facing a potential transfer of a case filed in your home district and tries to answer as many of the practical questions that can arise from this situation.