Judicial Review

Judicial Review in the United States Concept of Judicial Review In the U.S., in the context of Judiciary power and branch, Judicial Review has the following meaning: The power of the judicial branch to review actions of the legislative and executive branches (as well as the state governments) […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States Definition of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Settlement of civil disputes by means other than trial. The move to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) was prompted by a number of factors, but largely the time, expense, and […]

Arbitration

Arbitration in the United States History The common law and statute law of the United States as to arbitration bear a general resemblance to the law of England. Voluntary submissions All controversies of a civil nature, and any question of personal injury on which a suit for damages will […]

Mediation, Conciliation, and Arbitration in Controversies betweenCarriers and Employees

Mediation, Conciliation, and Arbitration in Controversies Between Carriers and Employees In Legislation Mediation, Conciliation, and Arbitration in Controversies Between Carriers and Employees in the U.S. Code: Title 45, Chapter 6 The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating […]

General Provisions

General Provisions in the United States General Provisions in Federal Practice and Procedure This section provides comprehensive coverage of the main aspects of general provisions in relation to federal procedure, including an analysis of the rules as interpreted and applied by the federal […]

Deposition

Deposition in the United States The principal approach to discovery in civil cases. A deposition involves the taking of a statement from a witness who is under oath. The statement is given by the witness in response to a question from an attorney. Both sides to a case are present during a […]

Enforcement

Enforcement in the United States Enforcement in Environmental Law Both federal and state governments can enforce the pretreatment regulations. However, the EPA generally holds the permittee (the publicly owned treatment works) responsible for violations of its permit, even if an industry […]

Judicial Intervention

Judicial Intervention (Arbitration) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of judicial intervention. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Arbitration is provided. Finally, the subject of Admiralty Law in relation with judicial intervention is examined. Note […]

Arbitration Legislation

Federal Arbitration Legislation (Arbitration) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of federal arbitration legislation. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Arbitration is provided. Finally, the subject of Admiralty Law in relation with federal arbitration […]

Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in the United States Signed at: New York, 10 June 1958 to 31 December 1958 Entry into Force Date: 7 June 1959 Published in UK Treaty Series No. 20 (1976) Cmnd 6419 Depositary: Secretary-General of the United Nations […]

Arbitrator

Arbitrator in United States Arbitrator Definition In practice. A private extraordinary judge, to whose decision matters -according to the definition of Arbitrator based on The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary- in controversy are referred by consent of the parties. Worcester. Reference is of frequent […]

International Arbitration

International Arbitration in the United States International Arbitration in the Context of International Arbitration Overview of International Legal Framework for Arbitration in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the Overview of International Legal Framework for Arbitration The New […]

Arbitration Awards

Arbitration Awards in the United States There are at least eight kinds of arbitration awards. For detailed information about arbitration in general, click here. 1. Commercial: Most commercial arbitration in the U.S. is handled by either the American Arbitration Association (AAA) or Judicial […]

International Arbitration Agreements

International Arbitration Agreements in the United States International Arbitration Agreements in the Context of International Enforceability Introduction to Enforceability of International Arbitration Agreements in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the Introduction to Enforceability […]

Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements

Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements in the United States Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements in the Context of International Arbitration Agreements Picked Source Texts on Enforcement of International Arbitration Agreements in U.S. Courts in International Civil […]

Enforceability of International Arbitration Agreements

Enforceability of International Arbitration Agreements in the United States Enforceability of International Arbitration Agreements in the Context of International Arbitration Agreements Enforceability of International Arbitration Agreements Under the New York Convention and the FAA in […]

Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Arbitration

Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Arbitration in the United States Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Arbitration in the Context of Antisuit Injunctions Standards Governing Antisuit Injunctions in U.S. Courts in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the Standards Governing […]

International Commercial Arbitration Outline

International Commercial Arbitration Outline in the United States International Commercial Arbitration Outline in the Context of International Disputes International Commercial Arbitration and U.S. Courts in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the International Commercial Arbitration […]

Parallel Proceedings Arbitration

Parallel Proceedings Arbitration in the United States Parallel Proceedings Arbitration in the Context of International Disputes Introduction to Parallel Proceedings in International Arbitration in International Civil Litigation Analysis of the Parallel Proceedings in International Arbitration […]

De Arbitration E Facta

De Arbitration E Facta in United States De Arbitration E Facta Definition (Lat. of arbitration had). A writ formerly used when an action was brought for a cause which had been settled by arbitration. Watson Arb. 256. De Arbitration E Facta in Foreign Legal Encyclopedias LinkDescription De […]

Arbitration Of Exchange

Arbitration Of Exchange in United States Arbitration Of Exchange Definition Where a merchant pays his debts in one country by a bill of exchange upon another. 2 Mill. Pol. Econ. 168. t Arbitration Of Exchange in Foreign Legal Encyclopedias LinkDescription Arbitration Of Exchange, […]

Permanent Court of Arbitration

Permanent Court of Arbitration in the United States 1 The Permanent Court of Arbitration and the Sudanese Peace Process: Legal Issues from the Abyei Arbitration in Reviewing the Mandate of an Ad Hoc Body Jennifer McKay Australian International Law Journal Volume 16, 2009    p.233  LAW […]

Transnational Arbitration

Transnational Arbitration in the United States 1 20TH ANNUAL WORKSHOP OF THE INSTITUTE FOR TRANSNATIONAL ARBITRATION CONFRONTING ETHICAL ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION World Arbitration & Mediation Review Volume 3, Number 3, 2009  LAW JOURNAL / LAW REVIEW 2 SCOREBOARD OF […]

UN International Commercial Arbitration speechs

UN International Commercial Arbitration speechs in the United States Opening Speech by Ambassador Schurmann for the United Nations Conference on International Commercial Arbitration 1. Before I ask the members of the Conference to turn their attention to the task that lies before us, […]

Arbitration: List of Latin American Institutions

Arbitration: List of arbitral Latin American Institutions in the United States This is a list of Arbitral Institutions Identified in Latin-America: Argentina Tribunal de Arbitraje General de la Bolsa de Comercio de Buenos Aires Cámara Argentina de Comercio Cámara Arbitral de la […]

List of arbitral and ADR institutions by country

List of arbitral and ADR institutions by country, with links in the United States The general preference in the international arena for arbitration in spite of litigation makes new developments to take into account in planning and providing for dispute resolution. To select an arbitral […]

International treaty for the limitation and reduction of naval armaments

International treaty for the limitation and reduction of naval armaments in the United States Date: 22.4.1930 Place of Signature: London Current Depositary: UK Government United Kingdom’s Position: Party Application to UK: By Ratification: 6.4.1934 Text: TS 1/1931; Cmd. 3758 Territorial […]

Prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines and on their destruction

Prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines and on their destruction in the United States Date: 18.9.1999 Place of Signature: Oslo, Ottawa and New York Current Depositary: United Nations United Kingdom’s Position: Party Application to UK: By […]

Agreement for the application of safeguards in connection with the treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons in Latin America

Agreement for the application of safeguards in connection with the treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons in Latin America in United States Agreement for the application of safeguards in connection with the treaty for the prohibition of nuclear weapons in Latin America […]