Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Buying a bamboo floor? This company requires religious arbitration; courts uphold clauses

Corporate Law

Arbitration clauses effectively eliminate consumer rights for many, New York Times reports


Mediators find more tools through neuroscience

Consumer Law

Consumer financial agency considers rules barring companies from blocking class actions

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider California rule used to strike down arbitration contracts

Trials & Litigation

Client shouldn’t be punished with judgment for no-show lawyer at arbitration, appeals court says

Trials & Litigation

Suit seeking to declare autistic boy a public nuisance goes to mediation

Criminal Justice

Lawyer arrested in alleged assault of golf club employee; club didn’t call cops, offered her $500

Government Law

Cited by animal control in dog dispute, couple responds with ‘douchebag’ yard sign

Constitutional Law

Chicago OKs stop-and-frisk pact with ACLU

Legal Technology

Arbitration website hack is likely the work of Chinese hackers, cyberthreat group says

Legal Technology

Contesting a traffic ticket? Getting divorced? Some jurisdictions use software to resolve the issues

ABA London Sessions

What can US and UK lawyers learn from each other about best practices?

Trials & Litigation

Warring parties in Robin Williams estate case make progress, with mediator’s help

Internet Law

Vintage store operator says threat of social-media shaming is best way to deter shoplifting

Labor & Employment

Earlier clean-costume dispute helped fired Disney workers get rehired in Lion King case

Trials & Litigation

Reed Smith can’t arbitrate malpractice claim; ex-client, an attorney, didn’t sign required form

Labor & Employment

Fired over blond highlights, former Hooters waitress wins $250K arbitration award

Labor & Employment

More companies thwart employee class actions in arbitration agreements

Real Estate & Property Law

Homeowners association OKs playhouse for sick girl, 6, after dad appeals to court of public opinion