Kirchner suggests that when a party seeks an appraiser to act as an arbitrator
the party is not seeking a jurist but rather is retaining the appraiser because of his or her appraisal skills.
Doss, an Atlanta attorney, said: "There is no question that having a pool of arbitrators
with diverse backgrounds and experiences will result in improved decision making.
The court specifically distinguished between the evidence needed to dismiss an arbitrator
and the evidence needed to dismiss a federal judge.
The city contended, in court filings, that the arbitrator
violated public policy by requiring Mr.
His position as MLB's independent arbitrator
was in jeopardy from the moment he overturned the drug suspension of Ryan Braun.
, local or foreign, would have to be paid by both parties involved in the case.
An Appendix discusses the fees of the arbitrators
and sets up a scale for the general and administrative costs of arbitration.
Publication of a higher number of reasoned decisions on challenges to arbitrators
could be an important contribution to the functioning of investment arbitration, by signaling to prospective arbitrators
and parties what kind of circumstances could affect the integrity of the Tribunal.
Board member Richard Tanner, who chaired a Program Evaluation Committee subcommittee that reviewed the program, said it needs more publicity so both lawyers and clients know about it, and needs more lawyers to volunteer as arbitrators
Credit card and other companies drive millions of dollars in business to arbitration firms, which in turn hire arbitrators
to rubber-stamp rulings that favor business and then pass many of the costs onto the consumer," the report notes.
The names are chosen from the Roster of Neutrals, a list of arbitrators
maintained by AAA.
Mediation requires working individually with the parties, something arbitrators
should not do.