5 Just Res. 1 (1999-2000)

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Vol. 5, No. 1 (Issue No. 12)  A Publication of the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution  Oct. 1999
If You're Going to San Francisco ...
W                         You're Gonna Meet the DR Section There
The Section of Dispute Resolution  porate leaders; big law firms; sole prac-  matic success stories for our field. The
is planning its second annual ADR  titioners; law schools (professors and  planning committee will select the most
conference in San Francisco on April 6-  students); government agencies; state  innovative, relevantanddynamicpresen-
8, 2000 (note new dates) at the San  and local bar ADR champions; judges  tations for the diverse attendees. The
Francisco Hilton & Towers. Last year's  and court connected ADR officials; com-  conferance design combines plenaries
meeting in Boston was a tremendous  munity mediation leaders; and advo-  and approximately 55 concurrent ses-
success with over 750 attendees. This  cates using ADR.            sions organized loosely into tracks.
year we will again provide a meeting                               Please contact the Section office (202-
place for dispute resolution leaders, pro-  The program will focus on innovative  662-1687)for
viders, consumers and scholars. The  programs, current developments and  additional infor-
conference will draw from the following  information, legislation, policy, best  mation and
groups: Section of Dispute Resolution  practices and new ideas for the field of  mark your
members; national and international dis-  ADR. The conference will be THE place  calendar.
pute resolution practitioners; national,  to launch and share, experimental and
state and local ADR organizations; cor-  bold ideas, developments, and program-
Arbitration Now: Opportunities for Fairness, Process Renewal and Invigoration
Arbitration Now, edited by Prof. Paul H. Haagen of Duke  development of arbitration. The diverse authors of this book,
University School of Law, explores the practical problems of spanning both theoretical and practical perspectives, offer
making the new world of arbitration work effectively in a  useful background on arbitration law, perceptive predictions
variety of settings, including employment, securities and  for the future of the arbitral process, and constructive criti-
cyberspace. The book examines how to maintain fairness  cism on several facets of arbitration.
to all and avoid the kind of over-regulation that will strip the  John Feerick, Dean, Fordham University Law School
process of the aspects that so attractively set it apart from
litigation. This new book adds to the burgeoning publica-  This volume opens the door to those contemplating the use
tions program for the Section.                 of arbitration, with due process protections, in a widening
array of societal conflicts to the point where it may indeed
Now, more than ever before, arbitration can be fast, defini-  bring much more justice to many more citizens.
tive, confidential, efficient and cost effective. Now, too, can  Arnold M. Zack, Former President of the NationalAcademy
arbitration be criticized for the growing use of non-nmegoti-  of Arbitrators
ated binding arbitration agreements and the expansion of                 To order a copy of this
the use of arbitration into previously unarbitrabie realms of            book, call the ABA
law. Now, also, while the Uniform Arbitration Act and the                Service Center
Code of Ethics for Arbitrators in Commercial Disputes are               at  8 o-285-2221.
being revisited, now that the Due Process Protocol has                   Product code 4s740052.
been adopted by the ABA and the AAA, and now as the                      Regular price: $45.
CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution's Arbitration Commis-               Section member price:
sion is issuing Its report on arbitration, Arbitration Now is a          $35. Bulk discounts are
very timely book.                                                        available, call the
Section office at 202-
Here's what experts in the field are saying about the book:              662-1688.
Arbitration Now is a fascinating composite of views on the
Arbi1 tration Now,, edilted , byPo. Pau H. Haagen 0262163E-al~.Sue i~~t.r.Wb of Duke~d.,

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