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Having heard panel members take exception to some of his considered opinions about the occasional shortcomings of tripartite arbitration panels, Arnold Zack responds: “I have sat here patiently through these…

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Bizet’s CARMEN, Wagner’s RING CYCLE, Melville’s BILLY BUDD, and Hugo’s LES MISERABLES and North American First Nations legend, THE PAJAMA GAME and Carroll’s ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND are presented as…

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William J. Fallon, 1985-1986 President of the National Academy of Arbitrators, encourages the use of humor to provide valuable insights into the solemn world of arbitration. The message is to…

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Luncheon address lightheartedly and poetically addressing arbitrator selection, hearing arrangements, case preparation and presentation, and decision-writing.

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The automated arbitrators

The author humorously foretells the events of the first proceeding ever conducted by an Electronic Hearing Officer, the selection of arbitrators by computer and computerization of the decision-making process. The…

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A wry lament on the subject of the many difficulties of our lonely craft.

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A satirical look at the consequences if the youth movement took over the National Academy of Arbitrators.

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An amusing essay on ways to gain an advantage in arbitration without seeming to engage in unfair tactics. Modeled on the classic book by Stephen Potter.

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