Penelope Hopper


In the American judicial system, no litigant may be denied life, liberty or property without due process of the law. The rights to representation, to have a fair hearing, and to have the opportunity to present evidence on one's own behalf are ingrained in our concept of "justice." When one agrees to submit a conflict to an alternative forum of dispute resolution, are those essential rights lost? This Note examines those questions in the context of a congressional act mandating arbitration as the mode of conflict resolution in the transportation industry



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