Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1-1-2016

Editor(s)

Julio César Betancourt

ISSN

9780198783206

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Language

en-US

Abstract

Most fields of law provide guidance on how courts decide cases. In contrast, arbitration law tells judges when not to decide disputes, in deference to private decision-makers selected by the litigants.

At such moments, arbitration law normally includes two limbs: first, to hold parties to their bargains to arbitrate; second, to monitor the basic integrity of the arbitral process, so the case will be heard by a fair tribunal that listens before deciding, stays within its mission, and respects the limits of relevant public policy. As we shall see, in applying these principles, the devil lurks in the details of each award, ruling or contract.

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[Centenial Liber Amicorum]

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