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J. Maria Glover

Associate Professor of Law

B.A., University of Tennessee; J.D., Vanderbilt

Areas of Expertise:

Civil Procedure and Trial Practice, Complex Litigation

Professor Glover teaches and writes on civil procedure, complex litigation, and the interplay between private litigation and public regulation. Before coming to Georgetown in 2012,...

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Professor Glover teaches and writes on civil procedure, complex litigation, and the interplay between private litigation and public regulation. Before coming to Georgetown in 2012, she was a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Previously, she clerked for Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and practiced in the Supreme Court and Appellate practice group at Mayer Brown LLP in Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, where she was Senior Articles Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review and was awarded the Cecil D. Branstetter Litigation and Dispute Resolution Program Award.

Recent Scholarship

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • J. Maria Glover, "Encroachments and Oppressions:" The Corporatization of Procedure and the Decline of Rule of Law, Fordham L. Rev. (forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221-309 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, The Supreme Court’s “Non-Transsubstantive” Class Action, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1625-1667 (2017).    [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, Alternative Litigation Finance and the Limits of the Work-Product Doctrine, 12 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. (Special Issue) 911-942 (2016).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • J. Maria Glover, Disappearing Claims and the Erosion of Substantive Law, 124 Yale L.J. 3052-3092 (2015).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
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All Scholarship 2006 - Present

Forthcoming Works and Works in Progress

  • J. Maria Glover, "Encroachments and Oppressions:" The Corporatization of Procedure and the Decline of Rule of Law, Fordham L. Rev. (forthcoming).   

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

  • J. Maria Glover, A Regulatory Theory of Legal Claims, 70 Vand. L. Rev. 221-309 (2017).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, The Supreme Court’s “Non-Transsubstantive” Class Action, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1625-1667 (2017).    [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, Alternative Litigation Finance and the Limits of the Work-Product Doctrine, 12 N.Y.U. J.L. & Bus. (Special Issue) 911-942 (2016).    [W] [SSRN] [Gtown Law]
  • J. Maria Glover, Disappearing Claims and the Erosion of Substantive Law, 124 Yale L.J. 3052-3092 (2015).    [W] [Gtown Law] [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, Mass Litigation Governance in the Post-Class Action Era: The Problems and Promise of Non-Removable State Actions in Multi-District Litigation, 5 J. Tort L. 3-46 (2014).    [W] [Gtown Law]
  • J. Maria Glover, The Federal Rules of Civil Settlement, 87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1713-1778 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, The Structural Role of Private Enforcement Mechanisms in Public Law, 53 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 1137-1217 (2012).    [HEIN] [W] [SSRN] [WWW]
  • J. Maria Glover, Beyond Unconscionability: Class Action Waivers and Mandatory Arbitration Agreements, 59 Vand. L. Rev. 1735-1770 (2006) .    [HEIN] [W] [WWW]

U.S. Supreme Court Briefs

  • Brief of Amici Curiae Civil Procedure Professors in Support of Respondents, Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, No. 14-1146 (U.S. Sept. 29, 2015).   
Recent scholarship

In the News

"Man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers," coverage in the Palm Beach Post, May 26, 2017, featuring Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

"A man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers," coverage in The Washington Post, May 25, 2017, featuring Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

"A Class Action Watcher's Guide to the High Court," an article by Law360, May 2, 2017, with an attribution for input by Associate Professor J. Maria Glover. 

"Almost 10,000 Workers Have Joined A Lawsuit Against Chipotle," coverage by BuzzFeed News, August 31, 2016, quoting Professor J. Maria Glover.

"Cranberry antitrust lawsuit suffers setback," coverage in Capital Press, May 17, 2016, featuring Professor Maria Glover.

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"Man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers," coverage in the Palm Beach Post, May 26, 2017, featuring Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

"A man is suing Hershey for ‘under-filling’ his box of Whoppers," coverage in The Washington Post, May 25, 2017, featuring Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

"A Class Action Watcher's Guide to the High Court," an article by Law360, May 2, 2017, with an attribution for input by Associate Professor J. Maria Glover. 

"Almost 10,000 Workers Have Joined A Lawsuit Against Chipotle," coverage by BuzzFeed News, August 31, 2016, quoting Professor J. Maria Glover.

"Cranberry antitrust lawsuit suffers setback," coverage in Capital Press, May 17, 2016, featuring Professor Maria Glover.

Race is on to file suits against VW,” coverage by Los Angeles Times, Oct. 3, 2015, quoting Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

"The Need to Protect Private Enforcement Mechanisms," coverage by The Center for American Progress, November 7, 2014, featuring Professor J. Maria Glover.

“D.C. Gun Owners Pressure for Intervention in Pending 2009 Case,” Washington Times, October 29, 2013, featuring Associate Professor J. Maria Glover.

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