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Scott Dodson

James Edgar Hervey Chair in Litigation; Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr. Distinguished Professor of Law

Suggests judicial reforms in “Beyond Bias in Diversity Jurisdiction.”

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Focal areas

Civil procedure; federal courts; comparative civil procedure.

Issues that spark your passion

Federal procedure and jurisdiction.

Scholarly book with mainstream appeal

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (editor), with chapters by prominent court watchers and leading scholars that assess “one of the most important figures in modern law.”

Recent article

“Beyond Bias in Diversity Jurisdiction,” a 2019 Duke Law Journal article that analyzes the long-running debate about whether state courts are biased against out-of-state parties—and that suggests productive judicial reforms, including multistate aggregation.

Outside partnership

U.S. editor of International Journal of Procedural Law, the premier global journal focused on international law and comparative procedure.

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