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ar·bi·tra·tion

(ahrbi-trāshŭn)
Dispute resolution conducted and overseen by someone with no stake in the outcome.
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arbitration

(ar-bi-trā′shŏn) [L. arbitratio, decision]
1. A legal procedure for settling a dispute outside the courts, in which the parties select and agree to abide by the decision of a neutral third party (the arbiter or arbitrator).
2. In radiology, the interpretation of images by two or more readers, who determine and report their findings after conferring together.
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All told, then, courts have adopted an either/or strategy: some cases have mistakenly equated arbitration and litigation, while other cases have rejected the equation but without considering the circumstances under which the equation might actually be accurate.
Former president of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), made the call in a letter written to President Buhari and titled: 'Need for an Executive Order on a National Arbitration Policy,' copy of which was made available to newsmen in Lagos.
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Ideally, arbitration should be followed in its true essence which means that arbitrators should decide the dispute without the need for the matter to be taken to the court.
It is estimated that over half of the nonunionized workers in this country have employment agreements containing so-called mandatory arbitration clauses for any dispute, including complaints of sexual harassment.
Approximately seven months after Smiley filed his complaint, Forcepoint filed this motion to compel arbitration. Before Forcepoint filed this motion, Forcepoint had filed a motion for extension of time to file an answer, an answer, a proposed discovery plan, a motion for extension of time to respond to a discovery motion, a response in opposition to a motion to compel discovery and a motion for entry of an agreed protective order.
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