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1997

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La Responsabilidad Civil Del Gestor De Bases De Datos En La Informática Jurídica, Gastón Fernández Cruz Nov 1997

La Responsabilidad Civil Del Gestor De Bases De Datos En La Informática Jurídica, Gastón Fernández Cruz

Gastón Fernández Cruz

No abstract provided.


Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (Beal), Innis Christie Oct 1997

Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (Beal), Innis Christie

Innis Christie Collection

Union grievance dated November 13, 1996 alleging breach of the Collective Agreement between the parties bearing the date January 31, 1995, and in particular of Article 10.01 in that the Employer discharged the Grievor without just, reasonable and sufficient cause. On behalf of the Grievor the Union requests that he be reinstated and compensated for all lost rights, earnings and benefits, with interest. At the hearing the Union submitted that a suspension of six months, the period for which the Grievor had then been off work, be substituted.


Does Adr Really Have A Place On The Lawyer's Philosophical Map?, Barbara Mcadoo, Nancy A. Welsh Oct 1997

Does Adr Really Have A Place On The Lawyer's Philosophical Map?, Barbara Mcadoo, Nancy A. Welsh

Faculty Scholarship

For nearly two decades, proponents of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) have touted the advantages of institutionalizing ADR within the courts. The anticipated benefits have included: quicker settlements, better settlements, resolution which is less expensive for the courts and litigants, and greater litigant satisfaction with both the procedure and the outcome. Many state and federal courts have listened. Indeed, in nearly every state, at least one local state and/or federal court has incorporated ADR in some manner. In Minnesota, with the promulgation of Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, the Minnesota Supreme Court has chosen to institutionalize ADR …


Class Action Reform, Qui Tam, And The Role Of The Plaintiff, Jill E. Fisch Oct 1997

Class Action Reform, Qui Tam, And The Role Of The Plaintiff, Jill E. Fisch

All Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Mediator Qualifications: The Trend Toward Professionalization, Bobby Marzine Harges Sep 1997

Mediator Qualifications: The Trend Toward Professionalization, Bobby Marzine Harges

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil: The Intolerable Conflict For Attorney-Mediators Between The Duty To Maintain Mediation Confidentiality And The Duty To Report Fellow Attorney Misconduct, Pamela A. Kentra Sep 1997

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil: The Intolerable Conflict For Attorney-Mediators Between The Duty To Maintain Mediation Confidentiality And The Duty To Report Fellow Attorney Misconduct, Pamela A. Kentra

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The (Alternative) Forum: Reexamjnjng Alexander V. Gardner-Denver In The Wake Of Gilmer V. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp., Sarah Rudoph Cole Sep 1997

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The (Alternative) Forum: Reexamjnjng Alexander V. Gardner-Denver In The Wake Of Gilmer V. Interstate/Johnson Lane Corp., Sarah Rudoph Cole

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Adr In Youth And Intercollegiate Athletics, Gil Fried Sep 1997

Adr In Youth And Intercollegiate Athletics, Gil Fried

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Thinking Of Mediation As A Complex Adaptive System, J. B. Ruhl Sep 1997

Thinking Of Mediation As A Complex Adaptive System, J. B. Ruhl

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Wait A Minute. This Is Where I Came In. A Trial Lawyer's Search For Alternative Dispute Resolution, Steven H. Goldberg Sep 1997

Wait A Minute. This Is Where I Came In. A Trial Lawyer's Search For Alternative Dispute Resolution, Steven H. Goldberg

BYU Law Review

No abstract provided.


Grappling The Monster Case: The Next Frontier In Adr, Nancy A. Welsh, Ann Montgomery Sep 1997

Grappling The Monster Case: The Next Frontier In Adr, Nancy A. Welsh, Ann Montgomery

Faculty Scholarship

Not so long ago, "ADR" was just one more term in a legal jargon already filled with too many acronyms. While we concede that "ADR" might not rival "CPR" as a vital necessity, its use is extremely important to the practice of law today. Since the promulgation of Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice, nearly 80 percent of Minnesota attorneys report that they are using ADR to help resolve their civil cases filed in state trial courts.' Their reasons? ADR processes can cut litigation costs, reduce clients' expenses, save attorneys' and clients' time, and generate earlier settlements. …


Re Strait Crossing Joint Venture And Iuoe, Innis Christie Jul 1997

Re Strait Crossing Joint Venture And Iuoe, Innis Christie

Innis Christie Collection

Union Grievance concerning calculation of overtime pay. Grievance dismissed.

Union grievance alleging breach of Articles 17, 19, and Appendices "A", "B", "C", "D", and "E" the Collective Agreement between the Unions and the Employer dated September 17, 1993, which the parties agreed is the Collective Agreement that governs this matter, in that the Employer paid overtime improperly. The Unions requested that the Employer be ordered to pay overtime in full, with interest.


How Will Lawyering And Mediation Practices Transform Each Other?, John M. Lande Jul 1997

How Will Lawyering And Mediation Practices Transform Each Other?, John M. Lande

Faculty Publications

This article sketches out some aspects of both lawyering and mediation practice that may be affected by development of a litimediation culture. Part II examines the growth of the private market for mediation and an accompanying specialization of mediation practice. These changes seem likely to require mediators to develop market niches with identifiable characteristics of their mediation practices. Simultaneously, lawyers, as regular buyers of mediation services, will be expected to recognize and make decisions based on significant distinctions between mediation providers.


Recent Developments: The Uniform Arbitration Act, Patrick Fanning, Diana; Farr, Matthew S. Mcbride, Jared Wayne Jul 1997

Recent Developments: The Uniform Arbitration Act, Patrick Fanning, Diana; Farr, Matthew S. Mcbride, Jared Wayne

Journal of Dispute Resolution

This Article is an overview of recent court decisions that interpret state versions of the Uniform Arbitration Act ("U.A.A."). Arbitration statutes patterned after the U.A.A. have been adopted by thirty-four states and the District of Columbia. The goal of this project is to promote uniformity in the interpretation of the U.A.A. by analyzing the various underlying policies and rationales of recent court decisions interpreting the U.A.A.


Perspective On The Rand Report: The Dialogue Continues, Richard C. Reuben Jul 1997

Perspective On The Rand Report: The Dialogue Continues, Richard C. Reuben

Faculty Publications

This issue of Dispute Resolution Magazine focuses on the RAND Report, offering a wide variety of perspectives on the study and its significance. It begins with RAND's own summary of its methodology, findings, and preliminary conclusions.


G.L. V. Stangler: A Case Study In Court-Ordered Child Welfare Reform, Ellen Borgersen, Stephen Shapiro Jul 1997

G.L. V. Stangler: A Case Study In Court-Ordered Child Welfare Reform, Ellen Borgersen, Stephen Shapiro

Journal of Dispute Resolution

This paper is the product of an unusual collaboration, in terms of both people and process. Data for this study was gathered through interviews conducted during the Fall of 1994 and Spring of 1995.' It was conceived by the Center for the Study of Social Policy ("CSSP"), whose expertise in human services management and financing has often been called upon in class action lawsuits against child welfare agencies across the country. CSSP has served as a plaintiffs expert, court-appointed neutral expert, court-appointed monitor, and neutral settlement facilitator in seven cases, and its experiences differed considerably in each case and role. …


Continuing The Downward Spiral For Unions - Carpenters V. Zcon Builders, Jeffery W. Fields Jul 1997

Continuing The Downward Spiral For Unions - Carpenters V. Zcon Builders, Jeffery W. Fields

Journal of Dispute Resolution

Since their inception during the post-war years, collective bargaining agreements have been the primary method used by unions to get employers to deal with issues of importance to their labor force. However, the past few decades have seen a rapid decline in union membership as well as union effectiveness. 3 This casenote will look at whether or not the instant decision, Zcon, will be a contributing factor in the continuing downward spiral for unions.


Alternative Dispute Resolution In The Federal Tax Arena: The Internal Revenue Service Opens Its Doors To Mediation, Tonya M. Scherer Jul 1997

Alternative Dispute Resolution In The Federal Tax Arena: The Internal Revenue Service Opens Its Doors To Mediation, Tonya M. Scherer

Journal of Dispute Resolution

This Comment examines the development of the new tax mediation program, its procedures and application, and its current status. Part II reviews the Appeals process leading up to and including the choice of an avenue to resolution of taxpayer disputes other than litigation. Part III explores the new mediation program including the scope of the cases allowed, the requirements for initiating the process and the procedures for implementing the program. Part IV discusses the policy reasons behind the IRS' implementation of the specific procedures and criteria into the new tax mediation program. Finally, Part V is an update of the …


Rethinking Appeal Of Arbitrability Decisions: When To Review That Which Long Process Could Not Arbitrate - F.C. Schaffer & (And) Associates, Inc. V. Demech Contractors, Ltd., Brian T. Mccartney Jul 1997

Rethinking Appeal Of Arbitrability Decisions: When To Review That Which Long Process Could Not Arbitrate - F.C. Schaffer & (And) Associates, Inc. V. Demech Contractors, Ltd., Brian T. Mccartney

Journal of Dispute Resolution

This Note will proceed in five sections. Section II will set forth the factual framework of the Schaffer case and the holding of the Fifth Circuit Section III will briefly examine the legal background behind the appeal of arbitrability rulings.9 Section IV will explore the analysis and decision of the Fifth Circuit in Schaffer.0 Finally, Section V will comment on the Schaffer court's holding and discuss its policy implications. This Note will conclude that 9 U.S.C. section 16 must be carefully examined and refined in order to meet the policy goals of arbitration.


Modifying The Standard Of Judicial Review Of Labor Arbitration Awards: A Comparison To Administrative Review Hearings - Osram Sylvania, Inc. V. Teamsters Local Union No. 528, Elizabeth Tenorio Jul 1997

Modifying The Standard Of Judicial Review Of Labor Arbitration Awards: A Comparison To Administrative Review Hearings - Osram Sylvania, Inc. V. Teamsters Local Union No. 528, Elizabeth Tenorio

Journal of Dispute Resolution

Since their inception during the post-war years, collective bargaining agreements have been the primary method used by unions to get employers to deal with issues of importance to their labor force. However, the past few decades have seen a rapid decline in union membership as well as union effectiveness. 3 This casenote will look at whether or not the instant decision, Zcon, will be a contributing factor in the continuing downward spiral for unions.


Arbitration Agreements: Standard Of Review, Interpretation And Who Is Bound - Kenamerican Resources, Inc. V. International Union, United Mine Workers Of America, Shea Welch Jul 1997

Arbitration Agreements: Standard Of Review, Interpretation And Who Is Bound - Kenamerican Resources, Inc. V. International Union, United Mine Workers Of America, Shea Welch

Journal of Dispute Resolution

In KenAmerican Resources, Inc. v. International Union, United Mine Workers of America, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit found that a corporation which did not sign an arbitration agreement entered into by an individual who owned both that company, KenAmerican Resources, Inc., and the company that was clearly bound to the arbitration agreement, Ohio Valley Resources, Inc., was not bound by the arbitration agreement. 2 This was because the agent who signed the agreement, Robert Murray, was not acting on KenAmerican's behalf.3


Re Pictou District School Board And Nstu, Innis Christie Apr 1997

Re Pictou District School Board And Nstu, Innis Christie

Innis Christie Collection

Employee grievance alleging breach of the Professional Agree­ment between the Board and the Union made on June 29, 1990, which the parties agreed is the relevant collective agreement here, in that, without proper cause, the Board demoted the Grievor from the posi­tion of Vice-Principal of Trenton High School to the position of teacher. The parties agreed that the grievance was properly filed and is before me in accordance with Article 2 of the Professional Agree-ment. The Union requests an order that the Grievor be reinstated as Vice-Principal and be paid the difference between what he has been paid as a …


Assessing Consensus: The Promise And Performance Of Negotiated Rulemaking, Cary Coglianese Apr 1997

Assessing Consensus: The Promise And Performance Of Negotiated Rulemaking, Cary Coglianese

All Faculty Scholarship

Over its thirteen year history, the negotiated rulemaking process has yielded only thirty-five final administrative rules. By comparison, the federal government publishes over 3,000 final rules each year through the ordinary notice-and- comment process. Why have federal agencies relied so little on negotiated rulemaking? I examine this question by assessing the impact of negotiating rulemaking on its two major purposes: (1) reducing rulemaking time; and (2) decreasing the amount of litigation over agency rules. My analysis suggests that the asserted problems used to justify negotiated rulemaking have been overstated and that the limitations of negotiated rulemaking have been understated. Negotiated …


Re Coca-Cola Bottling Ltd And Retail, Wholesale And Department Store Union, Local 1065, Innis Christie Feb 1997

Re Coca-Cola Bottling Ltd And Retail, Wholesale And Department Store Union, Local 1065, Innis Christie

Innis Christie Collection

Union policy grievances alleging breach of the Collective Agreement between the Union and T.C.C. Bottling Ltd., amended and kept in force between these parties by the Memorandum of Agreement dated October 19, 1993, which the parties agreed is the Collective Agreement that governs this matter, and in particular of Articles 2, 8, 13 and 22, in that the Employer employed people who were not union members to do bargaining work in the service department. The Union requested that the Employer be ordered to pay damages to employees on lay-off who should have done the work in question.


At Loggerheads : The State Of Maine And The Wabanaki : Final Report Of The Task Force On Tribal-State Relations, Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission Jan 1997

At Loggerheads : The State Of Maine And The Wabanaki : Final Report Of The Task Force On Tribal-State Relations, Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission

Maine Collection

At Loggerheads : The State of Maine and the Wabanaki : Final Report of the Task Force on Tribal-State Relations.

Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission. Task Force on Tribal-State Relations.

Hallowell, Me., 1997.

Contents: Prologue / Task Force on Tribal-State Relations / Executive Summary / A.Overview / B.Recommendations / C.The Maine Indian Claims Settlement / D.The Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission / E.Findings and Analysis / Appendices




Of Substantial Interest: Third Parties Under Gatt, Chi Carmody Jan 1997

Of Substantial Interest: Third Parties Under Gatt, Chi Carmody

Michigan Journal of International Law

This article's examination of the status of third parties under GATT is important for several reasons, one of which is the proliferation of third party participation as demonstrated by Bananas III. A second reason for its importance is that there has been little written about third parties under GATT. This neglect stands in sharp contrast to ample literature on the related subject of greater public participation in the WTO. The oversight could be a function of GATT dispute resolution, which did not always enjoy the level of public attention it garners today. Until recently the GATT system handled no …


Introduction: Adr: An Appropriate Alternative?, Robert M. Ackerman Jan 1997

Introduction: Adr: An Appropriate Alternative?, Robert M. Ackerman

Law Faculty Research Publications

No abstract provided.


Faa And Arbitration Clauses - How Far Can It Reach? The Effect Of Allied-Bruce Terminix, Inc. V. Dobson, Edmond Seferi Jan 1997

Faa And Arbitration Clauses - How Far Can It Reach? The Effect Of Allied-Bruce Terminix, Inc. V. Dobson, Edmond Seferi

Campbell Law Review

This note discusses Allied-Bruce Terminix, Inc. v. Dobson, which solidified the Supreme Court's rationale in favor of arbitration. The Court specifically held that the FAA governs all arbitration provisions in contracts "affecting commerce and that the phrase "affecting commerce signals a Congressional intent to exercise its Commerce Clause powers in full. This note will first provide a short background of the interpretation of the FAA in connection with the enforceability of the arbitration clauses, and then discuss Allied-Bruce and its potential effect on the future of arbitration clauses.


Reorganization A Comparative Study Of Reorganization In Denmark And In The United States, Poul Jagd Mogensen Jan 1997

Reorganization A Comparative Study Of Reorganization In Denmark And In The United States, Poul Jagd Mogensen

LLM Theses and Essays

The purpose of this thesis is to analyze and discuss a list of specific problems in the current Danish system and in this analysis to examine how these problems are dealt with under the United States laws on reorganization. The thesis consists of five parts in addition to this Introduction. Part II is an introduction to the laws on reorganization in Denmark and in the United States. Part II also includes a brief introduction to out-of-court workouts as an alternative to reorganization under the bankruptcy laws. Part III provides statistical information on the number of reorganizations, the outcome of reorganizations, …


Investment Disputes And Jurisdiction Of The International Center For Settlement Of Investment Disputes (Icsid), Vakhid Yakubjanovitch Saparov Jan 1997

Investment Disputes And Jurisdiction Of The International Center For Settlement Of Investment Disputes (Icsid), Vakhid Yakubjanovitch Saparov

LLM Theses and Essays

This thesis will analyze one of the ways in which disputes arising from developed countries' investment activities in the developing countries are decided. The issues of investment and disputes are of great importance to the developed countries as well as to developing countries. The scope of the issues gives rise to a multitude of questions of national and international law in an interdependent world economy. International investment attracts the close attention of international law because it brings the movement of people and financial resources from one country to another and such movement gives rise to a potential risk for conflict …