Imre S. Szalai


In order to explore the different ways in which the FAA is related to the development of modern civil procedure, this article is divided into four main parts. first, this article discusses how the FAA is related to the Judiciary Act of 1925. Second, this article focuses on the FAA's relationship to the enactment of the Rules Enabling Act and the related adoption of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Third, this article discusses how the Supreme Court's transformation of the doctrine of personal jurisdiction in International Shoe is related to the enactment of the FAA. Fourth, this article discusses how the FAA's relationship to important procedural developments helps emphasize that there is an interconnectivity between arbitration and litigation, and through this examination, one also sees how the FAA can serve our legal system and modem society in different ways



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