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  • REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ARBITRATIONAuthor(s): Andrew J. NocasSource: The Forum (Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law, American BarAssociation), Vol. 17, No. 1, Special Issue (1981), p. 7Published by: American Bar AssociationStable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25762597 .Accessed: 28/06/2014 13:45

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  • REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ARBITRATION

    The major activity of the Committee on Arbitration was the presen tation of two separate programs involving arbitration at the 1981 Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association in New Orleans.

    Immediately following the annual business meeting of the commit tee, those present had the pleasure of hearing Robert E. Leake, Jr., speak on the topic "Arbitrators Are Also Human, or Why Arbitrators Act That Way." Mr. Leake was chairman-elect of the Committee on Pro fessional Liability and had many years of experience as an arbitrator. His talk focused on his personal insights into the motivations and

    functioning of an arbitrator. The arbitration committee's regular program at the Annual Meeting

    was honored by the American Bar Association by being designated as a "Showcase Program." This is an honor given to only a few of the several hundred presentations offered during the annual meeting. The program was entitled "Arbitration in the 80s-How to Make It Work for You" and was cosponsored with the arbitration committees of the Section of

    Litigation and the Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law. The speakers were Edgar H. Brenner of the firm of Arnold & Porter; Robert Coulson, President, American Arbitration Association; and Mar vin T. Fabyanske of the firm of Briggs and Morgan. The talks were de

    signed to explore the changes and developments in the practice of arbitration that may be expected during the 1980s. The program met with an enthusiastic response from the audience.

    Throughout the year the committee answered various inquiries from the Section leadership, members and others regarding arbitration.

    A project to prepare a bibliography of arbitration literature was started by M. T. Fabyanske and should be completed next year. This document should be of considerable assistance to the legal profession and those involved in arbitration. Ultimately the committee plans to

    produce a manual of commonly used arbitration clauses with anno tations.

    Respectfully submitted, Andrew J. Nocas Chairman

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    Article Contentsp. 7

    Issue Table of ContentsThe Forum (Section of Insurance, Negligence and Compensation Law, American Bar Association), Vol. 17, No. 1, Special Issue (1981), pp. i-viii, 1-138Front MatterREPORTS OF THE COMMITTEES OF THE TORT AND INSURANCE PRACTICE SECTION OF THE AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION 198081REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW [pp. 3-4]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPELLATE ADVOCACY [pp. 5-6]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ARBITRATION [pp. 7-7]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON AUTOMOBILE LAW [pp. 8-9]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON AVIATION AND SPACE LAW [pp. 10-58]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EMPLOYEE BENEFITS [pp. 59-63]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENTAL LAW [pp. 64-75]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FIDELITY AND SURETY LAW [pp. 76-78]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH INSURANCE LAW [pp. 79-82]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE LAW [pp. 83-84]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LAW SCHOOL FACULTY LIAISON [pp. 85-86]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LIFE INSURANCE LAW [pp. 87-106]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PREPAID LEGAL SERVICES [pp. 107-109]REPORT OF THE PRODUCTS, GENERAL LIABILITY AND CONSUMER LAW COMMITTEE [pp. 110-116]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL, OFFICERS' AND DIRECTORS' LIABILITY LAW [pp. 117-118]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PROPERTY INSURANCE LAW [pp. 119-121]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC REGULATION OF INSURANCE LAW [pp. 122-123]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RAILROAD LAW [pp. 124-125]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON RULES AND PROCEDURE [pp. 126-126]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON TRIAL TECHNIQUES [pp. 127-127]REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON WORKERS' COMPENSATION AND EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY LAW [pp. 128-130]JOINT ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON LIFE INSURANCE LAW AND THE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH INSURANCE LAW [pp. 131-138]

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