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Rick Marcus

Horace O. Coil Chair in Litigation; Distinguished Professor

Serving, since 1996, as Associate Reporter of U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules.

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Focal areas

Civil procedure; complex litigation; electronic discovery; evidence.

Issues that spark your passion

Comparative civil procedure; American procedural rulemaking.

Scholarly engagement

Serving, since 1996, as Associate Reporter of U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules; serving as Vice President-North America of the International Association on Procedural Law.

Front burner

Developing procedure rules for post-COVID practice.

Intriguing journal article titles

“How to Steer an Ocean Liner”; “Bending in the Breeze: American Class Actions in the Twenty-First Century”; “Bomb-Throwing, Democratic Theory, and Basic Values”; “Shoes That Did Not Drop”

Particularly meaningful honor

Installation as first American honorary member of the Japan Association on the Law of Civil Procedure, the first foreign honoree in decades.

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