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Articles in Channel: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Following are this month’s recent developments in international arbitration law published by the International Law Office (free registration is required to view the articles): Malaysia: Court rules on enforcement of foreign arbitral award USA: Supreme Court reaffirms pro-arbitration stance...
David J. Byrne, Co-Chair of Stark & Stark’s Condominium and Co-op Practice Group, will present materials related to new foreclosure laws and decisions as well as how to effectuate foreclosures. Mr. Byrne will also address how shareholders and managing agents can effectively deal with...
The Rhode Island Supreme Court held that a non-lawyer union representative could represent a grievant in a public labor arbitration. In Re Town of Little Compton, R.I. Supreme Court No. 2011–101-Appeal decided February 9, 2012. The court summarized the facts as follow: On July 8, 2010, the...
As an update to previous entries regarding Iowa's fence law, the 2011 proposed legislative changes (Senate File 2102) failed to make it out of subcommittee. We will have to wait another year to see whether the legislature decides to modify the century-old statute, in...
Last week I attended the American Arbitration Association's Neutrals Conference, held this year in Scottsdale, Arizona. Over 300 AAA neutrals (arbitrators and mediators) from across the country and overseas attended the event. The AAA uses the Neutrals...
We invite you to check out an article entitled “Everything You Need to Know about Authority to Settle a Mediation” by James R. Madison. The piece was published in the May-July issue of the AAA’s Dispute Resolution Journal. Following are two preview pages: I. Introduction Imagine...
Once upon a time, four girls formed a writing club and named it Sisters of the Pen. None of the girls knew any authors. None of their parents, nor most of their parents’ friends, had even attended college. The girls’ mothers knew that their daughters would need to know how to soft...
There’s been a lot of criticism of law schools during the Great Recession. They charge too much. The job market is saturated. Law school professors know little to nothing about legal practice. Law grads are burdened with hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt. The education itself is...
In Milner v. Milner, No. 10-0776 _S.W.3d __ (Tex. March 9, 2012) Vicki and Jack Milner signed a Mediated Settlement Agreement (“MSA”) after Vicki filed for divorce. In this MSA, Jack agreed to transfer to Vicki all of his beneficial interest (subject to existing liabilities) in a...
Court Document Translation and Court Interpretation- Compensation Issues in Light of Taniguchi v. Kan Pacific Saipan, LTD
We've blogged about litigation translation and interpreting services and address the issue of which party pays for the foreign document disclosure. On February 21, 2012, the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the case Taniguchi v. Kan Pacific Saipan, LTD (on appeal from the US Court of...