Synopsis By: Lurie - Proceeding Author: Peter Feuille, Judith Droz Keyes, Michael H. LeRoy, Robert J. Rabin, Sharon R. Vinick

The instances of court review of arbitration decisions is increasing notwithstanding that courts are extremely deferential to the awards. Michael LeRoy and Peter Feuille present an in-depth survey of the judicial criteria for vacatur, and include a listing of cases, a statistical analysis of those cases, and a state-by-state description of the laws of those states whose vacatur standards vary from that those of the Federal Arbitration Act. A panel discussion follows.