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Arbitrator Goldberg accepted appointment as an arbitrator of two police discharge cases, each of which had a voluminous history of acrimony and litigiousness by the grievants against their employer, and…

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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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A discussion of the ethical responsibilities of arbitrators, including the duty to disclose any factor that a reasonable person might regard as material. Methods of disclosure are also discussed. Hypotheticals…

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A review of cases overturned on the basis of the evident partiality of the arbitrator. The author emphasizes the duty to disclose to the parties any current or past relationships…

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