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Dispute Resolution and Arbitration

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

Dispute resolution

2013

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Mediating The Religious Upbringing Issue In Divorce Cases, Katheryn M. Dutenhaver Feb 2013

Mediating The Religious Upbringing Issue In Divorce Cases, Katheryn M. Dutenhaver

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

The article presents information on the family dispute resolution based on divorce cases based on religion. The judicial orders in different jurisdictions related to custodial parent are considered. The difficulty facing the judges while deciding the remedies and the need of designing stand-alone dispute resolution system is discussed. The techniques utilized by the mediators in solving such disputes are also discussed.


How To Give The Dog A Home: Using Mediation To Solve Companion Animal Custody Disputes, Emily Franklin Feb 2013

How To Give The Dog A Home: Using Mediation To Solve Companion Animal Custody Disputes, Emily Franklin

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The article presents information on the domestication of dogs with respect to the resolution of the custody disputes of the animals and the method of mediation for the solving the disputes of companion animals in the U.S. Companion animals are considered as the essential part of the family in the country. Information on the requirement of mediation with respect to the animal law and the family law of the U.S. is also presented.


What Finra Can Learn From Major League Baseball, Ben Einbinder Feb 2013

What Finra Can Learn From Major League Baseball, Ben Einbinder

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The article presents information on the arbitration system formed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with respect to the arbitration under the employment disputes in the financial industry. The arbitration models created by FINRA examine the disputes in the securities industry. Information on the impact of the Major League Baseball and its works on the employment disputes are also presented.


When "Yes" Means "No": Mccarran-Ferguson, The New York Convention, And The Limits Of Congressional Assent, Aaron L. Wells Feb 2013

When "Yes" Means "No": Mccarran-Ferguson, The New York Convention, And The Limits Of Congressional Assent, Aaron L. Wells

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The article focuses on the awards and arbitration of the resolution of the international commercial disputes with respect to the cross-border contracts and agreements. The enactment of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of the U.S. was for the prevention of the general applicability of the federal legislation in the authority of the states for the purpose of regulating the insurance industry. Information on the decision of the Supreme Court of the U.S. regarding this issue is also presented.


Pursuit Of Happiness And Resolution Of Conflict: An Agenda For The Future Of Adr, Arthur Pearlstein Feb 2013

Pursuit Of Happiness And Resolution Of Conflict: An Agenda For The Future Of Adr, Arthur Pearlstein

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The article presents information on the study of happiness with respect to the conflict resolution and the goals of Alternative Dispute Resolution. The study of happiness with its disciplines and methodologies falls under the field of psychology. Information on the role of the American Psychological Association of the U.S. on the study and science of happiness that consists of the findings on the subject of medicine, economics, neuroscience and philosophy is also presented.


The Perfect Circle: Arbitration's Favors Become Its Flaws In An Era Of Nationalization And Regulation, Kimberly R. Wagner Feb 2013

The Perfect Circle: Arbitration's Favors Become Its Flaws In An Era Of Nationalization And Regulation, Kimberly R. Wagner

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The article presents information on the evolution of international commercial arbitration and viability of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process. It briefly discusses the importance of international commercial arbitration and several attributed reasons for its decline such as Americanization, nationalization, and overregulation. It reflects mediation as the replacement for arbitration, and compares the advantages of mediation and arbitration.


The Five-Tool Mediator: Game Theory, Baseball Practices, And Southpaw Scouting, Michael N. Widener Feb 2013

The Five-Tool Mediator: Game Theory, Baseball Practices, And Southpaw Scouting, Michael N. Widener

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This essay borrows heavily from the fields of game theory, baseball business strategy and neuropsychology. Knitting these together, the author advocates that mediators become inciters and advocates for an outcome that solves problems, irrespective of the amount in controversy and the initial gap between offer and counter-offers of settlement. This is not an essay on how to do facilitator’s tasks in settlement negotiations; instead, the reader should consider how to think about the mediator’s role in the process, advancing the value proposition in negotiations. This essay does not propose that mediators become group therapists but instead urges them to relentlessly …


Graham V. Florida: How The Supreme Court's Rationale Encourages Reform Of The Juvenile Justice System Through Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies, Heather Hojnacki Feb 2013

Graham V. Florida: How The Supreme Court's Rationale Encourages Reform Of The Juvenile Justice System Through Alternative Dispute Resolution Strategies, Heather Hojnacki

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The article presents information on the reforms in the juvenile justice system of the U.S. through alternative dispute resolution-based strategies which has been illustrated with the U.S. Supreme Court cases Roper v. Simmons, and Graham v. Florida. It discusses rationale of the U.S. Supreme Court in Graham case and analyzes Graham's current and future impact. A proportionality standard expressed in legislative enactments and state practice was applied by the U.S. Supreme Court in Graham case.


Mediation Confidentiality: For California Litigants, Why Should Mediation Confidentiality Be A Function Of The Court In Which The Litigation Is Pending?, Rebecca Callahan Feb 2013

Mediation Confidentiality: For California Litigants, Why Should Mediation Confidentiality Be A Function Of The Court In Which The Litigation Is Pending?, Rebecca Callahan

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The article presents information on mediation confidentiality. Confidentiality protections are available to California litigants depending on whether the litigants are in state or federal court. It depicts that California courts provide protection only when disputants utilize mediation for resolving their differences and also focuses on the evidence exclusion provision in which the privilege held by participant acts as bar to compel discovery without everyone's consent.