Alternative Dispute Resolution

402 ABA Journal Alternative Dispute Resolution articles.

Tyler Technologies acquires online dispute resolution company Modria

Online dispute resolution company Modria has been acquired by Tyler Technologies.

In a post published Monday by Bob Ambrogi of LawSites, the two companies announced their union at the…

Can justice be served online?

I recently had an experience with online dispute resolution. And it wasn’t pretty.

I am embarrassed to admit it all came about when I clicked on an alluring ad for…

Acting on a campaign promise, Trump withdraws from Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, saying his decision to abandon the trade deal is “a great thing for the American…

Supreme Court to consider whether employment contracts can ban worker class actions

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether employers can enforce workplace arbitration agreements that ban worker class actions.

At issue is whether the class-action bans violate federal…

9th Circuit tosses arbitration decision because panel chair lied about being a lawyer

A federal appeals court has overturned an arbitration decision because the person who headed the arbitration panel had falsely claimed to be a California lawyer.

The San Francisco-based 9th U.S.…

Judge blocks federal rule that would ban arbitration in nursing home disputes

The implementation of a new rule prohibiting federal funds for nursing homes that enter binding arbitration agreements with residents has been blocked by a U.S. district court judge, who found…

Judge says Airbnb user who alleged host bias is bound by online arbitration clause

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has found an African-American man can’t sue Airbnb over alleged bias by one of the website’s hosts, because suits are banned by an arbitration…

Judge reluctantly agrees partner’s equal-pay suit against Sedgwick is likely subject to arbitration

U.S. District Judge William Alsup of San Francisco indicated on Thursday that a partner’s pay bias suit against Sedgwick will likely be subject to arbitration, though he’s not happy about…

Federal rule barring forced arbitration of nursing home disputes is likely to be challenged

A new rule that bars nursing homes that receive federal funds from forcing disputes into arbitration is likely to be challenged, according to lawyers involved in litigation over patient care.

Company can’t ban employees from pursuing workplace claims as a class, 9th Circuit says

Federal labor law bars companies from requiring employees to give up their right to band together to pursue workplace claims, a federal appeals court has ruled.

The San Francisco-based 9th…

Tom Brady won’t appeal Deflategate suspension; will the players association seek cert?

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has announced he will drop appeals of his four-game Deflategate suspension.

Brady said in a Facebook post that he will “no longer proceed with…

Tom Brady loses bid for en banc review in Deflategate suspension

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has lost his bid for en banc review of a decision reinstating his four-game suspension in connection with underinflated footballs during a playoff…

Veterans Village of San Diego provides holistic services, including homeless court and legal aid
Shellie Bowman still remembers how clearing a lengthy criminal record affected one client at the Veterans Village of San Diego, a comprehensive homeless services agency.

Tom Brady and NFL players union seek 2nd Circuit en banc rehearing of Deflategate ruling

When quarterback Tom Brady of the New England Patriots recently added superstar appellate lawyer Ted Olson to his team, it appeared that he might be anticipating a U.S. Supreme Court…

CFPB seeks to ban mandatory arbitration of consumer disputes over banking, credit cards and loans

Updated: In a proposed rule (PDF) that could potentially affect hundreds of millions of accounts, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is seeking to ban mandatory arbitration clauses in a…

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