Evaluation of court-annexed arbitration in three federal district courts
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Published by Federal Judicial Center in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Arbitration and award -- Pennsylvania,
  • Arbitration and award -- California,
  • Arbitration and award -- Connecticut

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Includes bibliographical references

StatementE. Allan Lind and John E. Shapard
SeriesFJC-R -- 83-4
ContributionsShapard, John, Federal Judicial Center
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 140 p. :
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17976365M

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