Tag Archives: ADR

What is (A)DR About?

Does ADR include trials? I know, I know. This sounds like another one of my dumb questions. Although I have a pretty broad conception of DR, my initial reaction was that trial is one of the few procedures I would exclude from DR. As described below, on reflection, I probably would include trials. More importantly, … Continue reading What is (A)DR About?

How Will Courts Review the NLRB Employment Class Action Decision?

Jean Sternlight’s post on the NLRB’s decision in D.R. Horton, Inc. and Michael Cuda cogently summarizes the NLRB’s rationale for treating class waivers differently in the employment context governed by the NLRA than in other FAA contexts. As she points out, this decision is controversial. Because it runs counter to a steady current of Supreme Court … Continue reading How Will Courts Review the NLRB Employment Class Action Decision?

R.S.I. has launched a National Guide to Court ADR programs

Susan Yates sent me some information on a new comprehensive national guide to court alternative dispute resolution programs at CourtADR.org, RSI’s (Resolution Systems Institute)  Court ADR Resource Center. From the press release:  RSI  has published a guide titled Court ADR Across the US, features thousands of statespecific local and federal resources, organized in a dynamic, searchable, state-by-state format. … Continue reading R.S.I. has launched a National Guide to Court ADR programs