What is the role of judicial review when a party to arbitration seeks to vacate the arbitrator’s award? What is the role of the courts when an unhappy party seeks to set aside a mediated agreement? Top scholars of dispute resolution will examine these questions and more.
Sponsored by the Penn State Yearbook on Arbitration and Mediation, the program features an agenda covering such topics as:
- “Is Less Really More? The Supreme Court's Stance on Expanded Review of Arbitral Awards in State Courts,” by Professor Allen Blair, Hamline University School of Law
- “Creating a 21st Century Oligarchy: Judicial Abdication to Class Action Mediators” with Professor Jim Coben, Hamline University School of Law
- “Med-Arb and the Challenge of Judicial Review,” by Professor Ellen Deason, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
- “Judicial Review of Mediated Agreements: Improving Mediation with Consent,” by Professor Jacqueline Nolan-Haley, Fordham University School of Law
- “Judicial Reviews: What Judges Write when They Write About Mediation,” by Professor Jennifer Reynolds, University of Oregon School of Law