405 ABA Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution articles.
Dec 13, 2019 11:19 AM CST
The term ombudsman has been around for nearly 300 years in Scandinavia and since the 1960s in the United States, so why do many of us still not know what it means? The ABA Dispute Resolution Section Ombuds Committee is working to change that with the second celebration of Ombuds Day on Thursday, Oct. 10.
Oct 9, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
The People’s Parity Project launched in 2018, when the #MeToo movement began drawing attention to mandatory arbitration employment disputes involving sexual harassment and gender discrimination.
Sep 1, 2019 1:20 AM CDT
Winston & Strawn is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant cert and reverse a California appellate decision that invalidated an arbitration agreement signed by a former partner who is…
Aug 14, 2019 12:48 PM CDT
A 23-year-old Tennessee man pleaded guilty Tuesday for holding himself out as a lawyer from an elite law school and collecting fees from would-be clients.
John Lambert, whose fake attorney…
Aug 7, 2019 1:23 PM CDT
Talbot “Sandy” D’Alemberte—a former ABA president who championed the rule of law throughout the world—died Monday at age 85.
D’Alemberte was ABA president from 1991 to 1992 and helped found…
May 21, 2019 2:30 PM CDT
In a dispute stemming from the $200 million sale of his clothing line, rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z (whose real name is Shawn Carter) in November challenged an arbitration clause as discriminatory, stating it would force him to select an arbitrator from a list nearly devoid of his ethnic group.
May 1, 2019 2:50 AM CDT
The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to toss a lawsuit filed by a former White House communications aide who is seeking to prevent enforcement of a…
Apr 29, 2019 12:39 PM CDT
A Michigan personal injury lawyer accused of groping a receptionist and a paralegal can’t compel arbitration of their harassment lawsuits, a Michigan appeals court has ruled.
The mandatory arbitration agreement…
Mar 19, 2019 9:30 AM CDT
Google will end mandatory arbitration of employment disputes beginning March 21, expanding its previous decision to end forced arbitration only in cases of alleged sexual harassment or assault.
Feb 25, 2019 4:33 PM CST
Jan 28, 2019 7:36 PM CST
A Southern California lawyer says he’s giving up the fight after a dispute regarding a former employee’s claim for about $300 in unpaid wages cost him about $100,000.
Jan 10, 2019 11:24 AM CST
Jan 8, 2019 10:27 AM CST
CBS paid $9.5 million to settle a sexual harassment claim by Bull actress Eliza Dushku after a network lawyer released outtakes from the show in the mistaken belief that film…
Dec 14, 2018 3:18 PM CST
Kirkland & Ellis has once again announced an end to a policy requiring mandatory arbitration of workplace disputes.
In late November, Kirkland announced it would no longer require mandatory…
Dec 10, 2018 4:16 PM CST