427 ABA Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution articles.
An NASD securities arbitration panel has awarded $1.6 million to a broker of Iranian descent, saying that Merrill Lynch & Co. first set him up to be fired and then…
Jul 24, 2007 12:30 AM CDT
A big-name Houston plaintiffs lawyer has been ordered by an arbitration panel to repay $35.7 million in improper legal fees he charged to some 3,000 plaintiffs he represented in breast…
Jul 19, 2007 10:09 PM CDT
Back in the 1990s, Sinbad from the X-men, the Mayor from Castlegate, and Butch from Intervale were hailed as critical components of the “Boston Miracle,” an innovative crime-fighting effort featuring…
Jul 19, 2007 8:45 PM CDT
Although the gunman who killed 32 and injured dozens more in an on-campus massacre at Virginia Tech earlier this year committed suicide at the scene, it is still important to…
Jul 19, 2007 6:09 PM CDT
Cingular Wireless raised the bar too high when it banned class actions in its standard subscriber contracts, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled.
The provision is unconscionable and cannot be…
Jul 12, 2007 6:21 PM CDT
An American Lawyer survey of international arbitration trends shows a surge in energy disputes and Latin American cases.
The oil, gas and utility sectors make up more than a third…
Jun 13, 2007 12:38 PM CDT
An advisory panel created to look into the Virginia Tech massacre will be counseled on a pro bono basis by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, officials announced today.
Jun 5, 2007 11:47 PM CDT
A federal judge thinks an arbitration method developed in major league baseball could help resolve litigation over alleged sexual abuse within the San Diego diocese.
So-called baseball arbitration, in which…
Jun 1, 2007 9:15 PM CDT
Stereotypically, those injured or killed by medical errors and their family members sue for redress. But some victims and their relatives are banding together in partnership with representatives of the…
May 30, 2007 9:52 PM CDT
Colorado bar ethics panel takes aim at a growing ADR practice
May 1, 2007 10:47 AM CDT
Lawyers Opting for This Career Add Legal Skills and a Pinch of Psychology
Dec 25, 2006 7:27 AM CST
As Arbitration Costs Rise, In-House Counsel Turn to Mediation or a Combined Approach
Nov 24, 2006 12:26 PM CST
Newest ADR Option Wins Converts, While Suffering Some Growing Pains
Jun 23, 2006 11:54 AM CDT
Sep 29, 2005 7:30 AM CDT
Deals Taking Risks Out of Verdicts are Popular, But Some Lawyers Avoid Them
Aug 29, 2005 6:19 AM CDT