Lloyd C. Anderson

Lloyd C. Anderson

Title: C. Blake McDowell, Jr. Professor of Law
Office: Room W-203
Phone: 330-972-6752
Fax: 330-258-2343
Email: lca@uakron.edu
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Lloyd C. Anderson is a C. Blake McDowell Jr. Professor at The University of Akron School of Law. He teaches Civil Procedure; Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure; Pretrial Advocacy; and Alternative Dispute Resolution. His areas of research include consent decrees, appellate jurisdiction, legal education, in forma pauperis appeals and prison conditions. He is currently a member of the American Bar Association. Prior to joining the Akron Law faculty in 1981, Professor Anderson worked as an attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Ky. and as a Professor of Law at the University of Louisville. He received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Michigan and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Harvard University. Professor Anderson's most recent article is entitled "Mocking Public Interest: Congress Restores Meaningful Judicial Review of Government Antitrust Consent Decrees" (31 Vermont Law Review 593 (2007)). An earlier article regarding consent decrees was the inspiration for congressional legislation that provides for increased judicial supervision of consent decrees.


  • Mocking the Public Interest: Congress Restores Meaningful Judicial Review of Government Antitrust Consent Decrees, 31 Vermont L. Rev. 593 (2007)
  • The Detention Trilogy: Striking the Proper Balance Between National Security and Individual Liberty in an Era of Unconventional Warfare, 27 Whittier L. Rev. 217 (2005)
  • Direct Shipment of Wine, the Commerce Clause and the Twenty-First Amendment: A Call for Legislative Reform, 37 Akron L. Rev. 1 (2004)
  • Equitable Power to Award Attorney's Fees: The Seductive Appeal of ''Benefit,'' 48 S.D. L. Rev. 217 (2003)
  • The American Law Institute Proposal to Bring State Law Small Claims Class Actions Within Federal Jurisdiction: An Affront to Federalism That Should be Rejected, 35 Creighton L. Rev. 325 (2002)
  • Congressional Control Over Federal Court Jurisdiction: A New Threat to James Madison's Compromise, 39 Brandeis L.J. 417 (2001)
  • Interpretation of Consent Decrees and United States v. Microsoft: Making Law in the Shadow of Negotiations, 1 Pitt. J. Tech. L. & Pol'y 1 (2000)
  • Voices From A Southern Prison  (University of Georgia Press 2000)
  • The Constitutional Right of Poor People to Appeal Without Payment of Fees: Convergence of Due Process and Equal Protection in M.L.B. v. S.L.J., 32 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 441 (1999)
  • The Collateral Order Doctrine: A New 'Serbonian Bog' and Four Proposals for Reform, 46 Drake L. Rev. 539 (1998)
  • United States v. Microsoft, Antitrust Consent Decrees and the Need for a Proper Scope of Judicial Review, 65 Antitrust L.J. 1 (1996)
  • Implementation of Consent Decrees in Structural Reform Litigation, 1986 U. Ill. L. Rev. 725 (1987)
  • Release and Resumption of Jurisdiction Over Consent Decrees in Structural Reform Litigation, 42 U. Miami L. Rev. 401 (1987)
  • Teaching Civil Procedure with the Aid of Local Tort Litigation, 37 J. Legal Educ. 215 (1987) (with Charles Kirkwood)
  • The Approval and Interpretation of Consent Decrees in Civil Rights Class Action Litigation, 1983 U. Ill. L. Rev. 579 (1983)

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