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A discussion of the importance of careful decision-writing, pitfalls in decision-making, inadvertent harm that the arbitrator may cause to the parties and their relationship, and the disservice caused by going beyond the scope of the issue(s) presented.

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the Chicago Area Tripartite Committee

A discussion of hearing procedures and the rules of evidence. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 110.]

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Problems of proof in the arbitration process: Report of the West Coast Tripartite Committee

Discussion of pre-hearing procedures, hearing procedures, and rules of evidence, with additional remarks regarding history and theory on these matters. [See also the transcript of the open discussion, 1966 page 214.]

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Problems in opinion-writing: A panel discussion

The panel discusses some general criticisms of and ideas for improving written opinions, and their individual writing styles.

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A discussion of one of the “bread and butter” aspects of grievance arbitration – the opinion. The author suggests that the parties should participate with the arbitrator in the formulation of opinions as a way of improving their quality.

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