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Decisional thinkingNew York panel report

A survey of the pooled knowledge and experience of judges, advocates, and arbitrators; as to how decisions come into being and how they are shaped by the institutional framework within which they operates. The New York report addresses the CBA and external law , pre-hearing procedures, choice of forum and the adjudicator; pretrial preparation and …

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Discussion of considerations in deciding whether to settle a grievance. Suggests 5 major criteria: (1) Are we right? (2) Is the issue sufficiently important? (3) Can the case be won? (4) What will be the effect if winning or losing? And (5) What settlement is possible?

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