ADRThe Connecticut Law Tribune
Alternative Dispute Resolution
By MICHELLE ADELMAN and ANDREW HECHTMAN
Theoretical orientations to families in stress and crisis posit that conscious family decision to effect structural change, especially divorce, is the leading catalyst for crisis. Divorce requires the restructuring of a family, mandated by the systemic complexities of redefining its homeostasis.
By KAREN JAKULT and JEFFREY T. ZAINO
Employment disputes have successfully been resolved by arbitration for many decades. Arbitration is an effective way to achieve speed, economy, and justice in the resolution of many types of employment disputes.
By BEVERLY HOGDSON
Everyone loves the idea of arbitration, with its promises of speed, efficiency, and economy. And everyone grumbles about arbitrations that end up being slow, laborious and expensive.
By BETHANY L. APPLEBY and JOHN M. DOROGHAZI
Experienced litigators have had to get comfortable with the fact that you cannot pick your judge. Sure, you can narrow the field a little by selecting federal over state court (or vice versa) or, in Connecticut, requesting a particular Complex Litigation Docket venue. But, generally, you take what you get.
By HARRY N. MAZADOORIAN
One of the most controversial and widely debated aspects of ADR involves the appropriateness and fairness of binding arbitration in the consumer context, particularly when the arbitration clause is inserted in a contract of adhesion, wherein the consumer has no bargaining rights.