The appeals court affirmed the trial court's refusal to alter an arbitration award that interpreted a collective bargaining agreement.
The court affirmed an arbitration award even though it disagreed with the arbitration panel's rulings on discovery.
A recent case out of the 8th Circuit provides an interesting comparison to the discussion of arbitral jurisdiction in the Eckert/Wordell case from the same court.
By Tom Alan Cunningham
Who decides arbitration's gateway questions when a party to the arbitration is not a party to the contract?
By Sheila J. Carpenter
Three U.S. Courts of Appeals issued decisions shedding light on the boundaries arbitrators face when balancing the goals of fair hearings with resolutions in ways that are quicker and less expensive than litigation.
By Hon. Nancy Holtz
The New Jersey Supreme Court creates a new rule mandating that an agreement reached at mediation must be in writing to be enforceable.
Hear law professor and author John Lande outline the advantages of working closely with opposing counsel—before and during a trial. Despite attorney fears of appearing weak this type of strategy often serves both the attorneys and their clients. (11:28 min) Save 20% when you purchase the book!
Eric English and Paul Genender describe the use of settlement counsel during trials. Although they are not always needed, hiring settlement counsel can make life easier for the trial counsel and may help your client achieve their desired outcome. (11:28 min)