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Negotiation & Arbitration Take Center Court: Highlighting The New York Times’ Coverage of the N.B.A. Salary Cap

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 Thomas Donadio J.D. Candidate, Moritz College of Law 2020   On June 29, 2019, the N.B.A. issued a concise statement providing its 2019-20 season salary cap. This salary cap became effective on July 1, 2019.[1] The N.B.A.’s brief message stands in sharp contrast to the convoluted, exception-riddled 650-page collective bargaining agreement which defines the terms […]

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Case Summaries

Summary of Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, 139 S. Ct. 1407 (2019)

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Anna Grushetsky J.D. Candidate, Moritz College of Law 2020 Earlier this year, the Supreme Court took up the availability of class arbitration for employees.  This issue has been a divisive one for employers, employees, businesses, and the courts for years.  Some of the disagreement stems from the unclear language of such agreements.  In 2011, the […]

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Practitioner Insights

Summary of: “Common Law vs. Civil Law in International Arbitration: The Beginning or the End?”[1]

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Mari Vanhanen L.L.M. Candidate, Moritz College of Law 2020 The Rules on the Efficient Conduct of Proceedings in International Arbitration (the “Prague Rules”) were made available for signing on December 14, 2018.[2] In Common Law vs. Civil Law in International Arbitration: The Beginning or the End?, Professor Klaus Peter Berger explores whether the Prague Rules […]

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Student Note

Alternative Dispute Resolution for Young Offenders: Moving from Punishment to Cooperation

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Zach Maria J.D. Candidate, Moritz College of Law 2020 Introduction “Our current criminal justice system has no provision for restorative justice, in which an offender confronts the damage they have done and tries to make it right for the people they have harmed. […] Instead, our system of ‘corrections’ is about arm’s-length revenge and retribution.”[1] […]

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