A problem-oriented approach to the substantive common law and statute-based law of arbitration. Coverage includes agreements to arbitrate and their enforceability under state and federal law; defenses to arbitration (including arbitrability, duress and unconscionability, consumer protection law, public interest, and successorship situations); and process issues, including remedies and judicial review. Emphasis is on arbitration in the commercial, labor and employment law contexts. International arbitration may be included. The course may include a substantial drafting component.

Course Number: 621

Credits: 3