Joshua Long


After almost a century, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) continues to guide and change the arbitration landscape. While greater focus has been placed on the FAA’s substantive merits and evolution, the act’s procedural role in outlining the relationship between arbitration and the federal court system plays an equally important role in alternate dispute resolution. Notably, recent concerns regarding inconsistencies in the act’s jurisdictional language may undermine the FAA’s ability to provide a clear, efficient, and fair process for arbitration.



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