399 ABA Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution articles.
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
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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
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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
A judge who was on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court short list had a surprising proposal to provide quicker federal trials during a Federalist Society panel last month.
Dec 10, 2018 8:15 AM CST
Restorative justice for the accused or the accuser can be used in situations where all parties to an incident are not present, and it’s been done in situations involving both sexual assault and sexual harassment, Lorenn Walker says.
Oct 31, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
After a year in which sexual harassment in the workplace has taken center stage, the ABA House of Delegates voted to urge legal employers not to require mandatory arbitration of such claims.
Oct 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
A narrowly drafted arbitration clause in a confidentiality agreement doesn’t require arbitration of a bias suit filed by a former Trump campaign staffer, according to a New York judge.
Aug 17, 2018 3:31 PM CDThere about some potential changes to legal training in the United States, based on my own experience and conversations within and outside both the industry and country. The response was overwhelmingly positive from those who understood that I am trying to improve our profession for lawyers and clients alike.
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