"Let us realize the arc of the moral universe is long but it bends toward justice."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Publications / presentations of Robert j. Gaudet, jr.


  • Robert J. Gaudet, An Uncertain Fate For Class Counsel Fees in Calif., Law360 (June 3, 2016) available at https://www.law360.com/california/articles/802955/an-uncertain-fate-for-class-counsel-fees-in-calif-
  • Robert Gaudet, Karin Asmus, and Antoinette Collingon-Smit, Forum Non Conveniens, (manuscript on file in Dutch)
  • · Robert Gaudet and Antoinette Collignon-Smit, Untangling Cross-Border Traffic Accidents in the European Union and the United States, Negligence and Damages: Newsletter of the International Bar Association Legal Practice Division, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 11-13 (July 2010)
  • Robert J. Gaudet and Tatjana Ribic, International Procurement: Domestic Preferences in Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina, The Int’l Lawyer, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 267-268, Spring 2010
  • Robert J. Gaudet, Adrienne Kepner & Eileen Meier, eds., Int’l Legal Developments in Review: 2008: Human rights, 42 Int’l Law. __ (Summer 2009)
  • Going Dutch: WSBA Recognized by Dutch Bar Association, Global Gavel News (newsletter of the Washington State Bar Association International Practice Section) (June 2009)
  • Turning a Blind Eye: European Commission’s Preference for Opt-Ins Over Opt-Outs Overlooks Swedish, Danish, Dutch, and Norwegian National Experience, European Competition Law Review, Vol. 30, Issue 3, pp. 107-117 (Feb. 2009)
  • Quoted in: Willem Uylenbroek, Barack, we nemen er vast een!, Revu, Jan. 14-20, 2009, pp. 12-13
  • Low-Hanging Fruit, Today’s Trustee, Sept./Nov. 2008, pp. 9 – 10
  • Lessons Learned from Swedish, Danish, Dutch, and Norwegian Class Actions: Comments on the White Paper on Damages Actions for Breach of the EC Antitrust Rules COM(2008) 165 Final, July 14, 2008, available at http://ec.europa.eu/comm/competition/antitrust/actionsdamages/white_paper_comments/gaudet_en.pdf
  • Escape Hatch to the Globe, The Young Lawyer, vol. 12, no. 6, April, 2008, p. 2 (distributed to 120,000 U.S. lawyers)
  • Class Actions Roll Across Europe, Part II of II, Global Gavel: WSBA Int’l Practice Sect. Newsletter, Winter 2008
    • Class Actions Roll Across Europe, Part I of II, Am. Ass’n for Justice Int’l Practice Sect. Connection, Spring, 2007
    • Drop in Securities Class-Actions Doesn’t Mean Fraudsters Have Retreated, Wall Street Journal, § B, Feb. 23, 2007
  • Second Circuit News and Ninth Circuit News, HB Times, Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 16-18, 22, July 2007
  • Gaudet and Carlson, WSBA Civil Rights Committee Remembers Martin Luther King, Jr., WSBA Press Release, Jan. 2006
  • Class Action Fairness Act: A Practical Guide for Washington Practitioners, WSTLA Trial News, October 2005
  • Tying Lawyers Fees to Final Coupon Redemption is, Well, Stupider, Class Action Litigation Report, January 2004
  • Graduation tips from Stanford’s buildings, The Stanford Daily, May 3, 2002
  • We’re missing out: United States should join the party at the ICC, The Stanford Daily, Apr. 22, 2002
  • Go home, young ‘un, The Stanford Daily, Jan. 30, 2002
  • Progressive and Proud, The Baltimore Sun, Jan. 29, 2002
  • The Gaudet Doctrine, The Stanford Daily, Jan. 23, 2002
  • Grad housing: out in the cold, The Stanford Daily, Jan. 16, 2002
  • Love Potion No. 9 & 3/4, The Stanford Daily, Nov. 28, 2001
  • Dining on wild Turkies, The Stanford Daily, Nov. 21, 2001
  • Oxford: Earth’s navel, The Stanford Daily, Nov. 14, 2001
  • Dancing on graves, The Stanford Daily, Nov. 7, 2001
  • The need for global justice, The Stanford Daily, Oct. 31, 2001
  • The cult of the GPA, The Stanford Daily, Oct. 24, 2001
  • Benevolent Distortion, The Stanford Daily, Oct. 17, 2001 (critiquing Bush’s remarks on Islam)
  • The actors were missing, The Stanford Daily, Oct. 10, 2001
  • Love, peace and boxing: A Friends School graduate strengthened his Inward Light through a brutal sport that taught him a lesson in suffering and barbarism, The Baltimore Sun, June 6, 1999, p. 1D
  • Mentioned in: C. Isenberg, Boxing night in Britain is fight for school honor; The grand traditions of Oxford and Cambridge univ. include an annual bloodletting known as the Varsity match, The Baltimore Sun, Apr. 18, 1999, p. 4C
  • Described in: Michael Hill, Student helps monitor S. African peace pact, The Baltimore Sun, Aug. 6, 1993, p. 1A


  • Robert Gaudet, American Justice on a Massive Scale: Class Action Lawsuits, American Bar Association SIL International Human Rights Committee Russia Skype Program, Skype Presentation to Law Students at Udmurtia University in Izhevsk, Russia, April 29, 2016
  • Robert J. Gaudet, Jr., Legal Rights to Fair Pay, Equal Treatment, Criminal Arrest Record Expungement, Workshop at Stanford Day of Service at Reynolds Home, El Paso, Texas, May 16, 2015
  • Gypsy Justice: the Plight of the Roma, Irish Travellers, and Nomads, Moderator in Panel Discussion at the American Bar Association Section of International Law Conference, Dublin Convention Centre, Dublin Ireland, October 13, 2011
  • Federal Appeals, Presentation to Law Students at Udmurtia University in Izhevsk, Russia via Skype, May 24, 2011
  • Freedom of Speech in the United States, Lecture to Students in the Law Faculty of Udmurtia State University, Izhevsk, Russia, January 2011.
  • Class Actions in the United States, Lecture to Students in the Law Faculty of Udmurtia State University, Izhevsk, Russia, January 2011.
  • Civil Litigation in the United States, Lecture to Students in the Law Faculty of Udmurtia State University, Izhevsk, Russia, January 2011.
  • Access to Justice in Mass Tort Cases in Europe, Lecture to PEOPIL (Pan-European Organisation of Personal Injury Lawyers)) at Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, June 4, 2010.