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About Jay Tidmarsh

Jay Tidmarsh is an expert in complex civil litigation and civil procedure. He teaches principally in the areas of civil procedure, complex civil litigation, federal courts, torts, civil rights, constitutional law, and remedies. He is the author or co-author of six books, including casebooks in the fields of civil procedure and complex litigation, as well as numerous law-review articles in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, federal courts, and torts.

A member of the Wisconsin Bar, Professor Tidmarsh practiced as a trial attorney with the Torts Division of the United States Department of Justice from 1982 to 1989. He has served as Chair of the AALS Section on Civil Procedure, and as a member of the AALS Committee on Professional Development. 


Present Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School

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1982 Juris Doctor, Harvard University ‐ Harvard Law School
1979 Artium Baccalaureus, University of Notre Dame

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