The issue again is the preemption relationship between federal and state law.
Understanding bias is your best tool for dealing with it.
A peek inside the black box of arbitration.
By Liz Kramer
Highlights of a comparison study between AAA consumer arbitration and consumers' federal court data.
By Sheila J. Carpenter
Recusals may be easier to obtain in arbitration than in a courtroom, but judicial assistance in removing an arbitrator is rare. Recently, two courts have taken that unusual step.
By Monique Sasson
The First Circuit shines a guiding light on whether the preclusive effect of a prior arbitration is arbitrable. It is, including in circumstances where the first award has been confirmed by a federal court order.
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)
Registration for the ABA Section of Litigation Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA, is now open.
Registration for the ABA Section of International Law Spring Meeting is now open.
A rule change is filed with the SEC to amend the codes of arbitration procedure relating to cancelling or postponing a hearing.