As of July 3, 2013 HOFSTRA DOMESTIC COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

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As of July 3, 2013
HOFSTRA
DOMESTIC COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
Professor Pew
Fall 2013
Thursday 14.10 – 16.00
Room TBA
Office:
Email:
129 Clinical Law Building
[email protected]
REQUIRED READING:
STEPHEN K. HUBER, MAUREEN A. WESTON, ARBITRATION: CASES AND
MATERIALS (3rd ed.) (2011) (“Text”)
WEEKLY ASSIGNMENTS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE; PAGE REFERENCES ARE TO
CASEBOOK):
1.
General introduction and overview of course.
2.
Historical Development and Scope of U.S. Commercial Arbitration.
Text: Chapter 1; App’s A, B and C, CPLR Art. 75
3.
Concept of Arbitrability
Text: Chapter 2; American Express Co. v. Italian Colors Restaurant, No.
12-133 (June 20, 2013)
4.
Interaction Between Federal and State Arbitration Law
Text: 133-162
5.
Interaction… (cont’d)
Text: 162-198
6.
Proceeding to Arbitration
Text: Chapter 4
7.
The Arbitration Process
Text: Chapter 5
8.
The Arbitrators
Text: Chapter 6
9.
Remedial Powers of Arbitrators
Text: Chapter 7
10.
Judicial Review of Arbitration Awards
Text: 411-444
As of July 3, 2013
11.
Judicial Review… (cont’d)
Text: 445-472
12.
Issues with Respect to Multiple Forums, Parties and Proceedings
Text: Chapter 9
13.
Interaction of the FAA and Other Statutes
Text: Chapter 10
OFFICE HOURS: By appointment.
EXAM AND GRADING:
Your grade for the course will be based on a paper or a take-home final exam,
subject to adjustment for class participation. All paper topics must be pre-approved.
Your grade for the course may be increased for consistently high-quality class
participation. Your grade for the course may be decreased for poor class preparation
and/or attendance.
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