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An examination of findings and recommendations made by state and federal courts since 1955 in matters of alleged misconduct by labor arbitrators. Allegations of arbitral misconduct are more common in…

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The arbitrator’s immunity from suit and subpoena

The authors discuss the origin, theory, and current application of the doctrine of arbitral immunity. They recommend an “aggressive defense” in response to suit or subpoena, and present possible responses…

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A historical review of the evolution of the doctrine of arbitral immunity. Arbitrators are well protected, but even if a claim is summarily dismissed, an arbitrator may incur the expense…

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