"Reading" a disputed contract is sine qua non for an arbitrator, and a great deal of care must accompany that reading, including the knowledge that the arbitration decision must be crafted in the shadow of potential judicial review.
The following essay was delivered as the Presidential Address at the 53rd Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Arbitrators in San Francisco in June 2000.
Theodore J. St. Antoine,
Arbitration & Judicial Review,
Law Quadrangle (formerly Law Quad Notes)
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