All posts by Art Hinshaw

The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

Here’s are some excerpts of Amy Howe’s run down of the Supreme Court’s opinion in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis on Scotusblog. In 1925, Congress passed the Federal Arbitration Act, which (among other things) provides that an agreement to arbitrate a dispute “shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable.” Ten years later, Congress enacted the National … Continue reading The FAA trumps the NLRA: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis Decided This Morning

Frisbie on the World Mediation Congress at Loyola Chicago

And you thought basketball is what put Loyola-Chicago on the map.  TFOI Teresa Frisbie provides this first-hand report about the World Mediation Congress, which Loyola recently hosted. The 300+ mediators, judges, attorneys and students at the International Academy of Dispute Resolution World Mediation Congress and 17th annual international mediation tournament held in March at Loyola … Continue reading Frisbie on the World Mediation Congress at Loyola Chicago

Arbitration Clauses in Summer Associate Contracts for Employment

For those of you who don’t follow the lawprof listserv, Ben Davis (Toledo) had an interesting link to an article describing the use of arbitration clauses in summer associate employment contracts.  In response to that message, Brian Farkas, one of Cardozo’s super adjuncts, had this response that I thought would be enlightening for our broader … Continue reading Arbitration Clauses in Summer Associate Contracts for Employment

Divided Community Project at Ohio State to Receive Lawyer as Problem Solver Award

Another well deserved award.  Congrats to Grande Lum and the entire Ohio State crew !  Text of the press release is below. The ABA’s Section of Dispute Resolution has named the Divided Community Project (DCP) at the Ohio State University Moritz College of Law the recipient of the 2018 institutional Lawyer as Problem Solver Award, … Continue reading Divided Community Project at Ohio State to Receive Lawyer as Problem Solver Award