Publications - Thomas O. Main



Thomas O. Main, Learning Conflict of Laws (West Academic Publishing 2019) (with Stephen C. McCaffrey). 

Thomas O. Main, Remedies (Foundation Press 6th ed. 2016) (7th ed. forthcoming 2020) (with Elaine W. Shoben et al.). 

Thomas O. Main, Civil Procedure: Doctrine, Practice and Context (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2000) (2d ed. 2004) (3d ed. 2008) (4th ed. 2012) (5th ed. 2016) (6th ed. forthcoming 2020) (with Stephen N. Subrin et al.).

Thomas O. Main, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure with Resources for Study (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, published annually) (with Stephen N. Subrin et al.).

Thomas O. Main, Transnational Litigation in Comparative Perspective: Theory and Application (Oxford University Press 2009) (with Stephen C. McCaffrey).

Thomas O. Main, Global Issues in Civil Procedure: Cases and Materials (West Publishing 2006).



Thomas O. Main, The Elastics of Snap Removal: An Empirical Case Study of Textualism, 69 Clev. St. L. Rev. 289 (2021) (with Jeffery W. Stempel & David McClure).

Thomas O. Main, Snap Removal: Concept; Cause; Cacophony; and Cure, 72 Baylor L. Rev. 423 (2020) (with Jeffrey W. Stempel & David McClure).

Thomas O. Main, Mediation: An Unlikely Villain, 34 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 537 (2019).

Thomas O. Main, Arbitration, What Is It Good For?, 18 Nev. L.J. 457 (2018).

Thomas O. Main, Braking the Rules: Why State Courts Should Not Replicate Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 67 Case W. Res. L. Rev. 501 (2016) (with Stephen N. Subrin).

Thomas O. Main, The Fourth Era of American Civil Procedure, 162 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1839 (2014) (with Stephen N. Subrin).

Thomas O. Main, The Word Commons and Foreign Laws, 46 Cornell Int'l L. J. 219 (2013).

Thomas O. Main, Toward a Law of "Lovely Parting Gifts": Conditioning Forum Non Conveniens Dismissals, 18 Sw. J. Int'l L. 475 (2012).

Thomas O. Main, The Procedural Foundation of Substantive Law, 87 Wash. U. L. Rev. 801 (2010).

Thomas O. Main, Judicial Discretion to Condition, 79 Temp. L. Rev. 1075 (2006).

Thomas O. Main, ADR: The New Equity, 74 U. Cin. L. Rev. 329 (2005).

Thomas O. Main, The Integration of Law and Fact in an Uncharted Parallel Procedural Universe, 79 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1981 (2004) (with Stephen N. Subrin).

Thomas O. Main, Traditional Equity and Contemporary Procedure, 78 Wash. L. Rev. 429 (2003).

Thomas O. Main, Procedural Uniformity and the Exaggerated Role of Rules, 46 Vill. L. Rev. 311 (2001).


Commentaries, Essays, and Reviews

Thomas O. Main, Our Passive-Aggressive Model of Civil Adjudication, 50 U. Pacific. L. Rev. 605 (2019).

Thomas O. Main, Symposium, Introduction: Magistrate Judges and the Transformation of the Federal Judiciary, 16 Nev. L.J. 775 (2016) (with Daniel W. Hamilton). 

Thomas O. Main, Through a Glass Starkley: Civil Procedure Re-Assessed, 15 Nev. L.J. 1091 (2015) (with Jeffery W. Stempel).

Thomas O. Main, Procedural Constants: How Delay Aversion Shapes Reform, 15 Nev. L. J. 1597 (2015).

Thomas O. Main, Civil Rulemaking in Nevada: Contemplating a New Advisory Committee14 Nev. L. J. 852 (2014).

Thomas O. Main, Harmonization of Procedure: Theory and Practice, 61 Am. J. Comp. L. 467 (2013) (reviewing Kramer & Rhee, Civil Litigation in a Globalizing World (2012)).

Thomas O. Main, On Teaching Conflicts and Why I Dislike Allstate Insurance v. Hague, 12 Nev. L.J. 600 (2012).

Thomas O. Main, Transnational Litigation: Report for the United States (International Association of Procedural Law Congress, Heidelberg, Germany, 2011).

Thomas O. Main, Country Studies from Beyond the Divide, in The Future of Categories/Categories of the Future (J. Walker ed., LexisNexis Butterworths 2009).

Thomas O. Main, Reconsidering Procedural Conformity Statutes, 35 W. St. U. L. Rev. 75 (2007).

Franklin A. Gevurtz et al., Report Regarding the Pacific McGeorge Workshop on Globalizing the Law School Curriculum, 19 Pacific McGeorge Global Bus. & Development J. 1 (2005).

Thomas O. Main, An “Overwhelming Question” About Non-Formal Procedure, 3 Nev. L.J. 388 (2002).

Thomas O. Main & J. Clark Kelso, California State Senate versus Enron Corp.: An Analysis of Legal Issues Involving the Power of Legislative Contempt (prepared for the California State Senate, 2001).


Practice Oriented Publications

Thomas O. Main, Uniformity of State and Federal Procedure, Nev. Law., June 2019, at 25.

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