JAMS Dispute Resolution Alert - Winter 2009



*Looking Forward in Mediation: What We Have Accomplished - Today’s Successes & Tomorrow’s Challenges

*A Call for Solomon! Potential Trouble with the Employee Free Choice Act

*Cases of Interest

..Participation in Arbitration Not a Defense to Bad Faith Suit

..Dismissal of Case Without Prejudice Nullifies Arbitration Order

..Public Policy Not Viable FAA Defense After Hall Street

..Manifest Disregard Still Viable Standard After Hall Street, But Standard Not Met

..Interim Arbitral Ruling on Contract Interpretation Not Grounds for Ripe Appeal

..Federal Court Construes Arbitration Clause to Require Arbitration of Dispute Over Fully Paid Debt

*Worth Reading

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