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arbitrate

to settle or decide (a dispute); achieve a settlement between parties. To submit to or settle by ARBITRATION.
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While there are presumably potential efficiency benefits to arbitrating multiple claims at once rather than in separate "one-on-one" arbitrations, franchisors have long sought to avoid having to arbitrate in consolidated or class action proceedings for a number of compelling reasons.
As the judges become more adamant about Sue arbitrating divorce cases, Sue has become more resolute that acting as an arbitrator is a compromise of her beliefs.
Clauses in mandatory arbitration agreements that require employees to bear some of the costs of arbitrating discrimination claims are unenforceable if they are so onerous that they deter potential litigants of comparable economic means from seeking relief for similar claims, an en banc panel of the Sixth Circuit recently ruled.
Thus, employers who use arbitration agreements may face the prospect of arbitrating an employee's claim at the same time that the EEOC or NLRB is investigating that claim.
They find that arbitrating discrimination claims is often cheaper, quicker, more private and less arbitrary than trying them to jury verdict.
Here also, however, his argument is that Counter-Reformation era missionaries succeeded only to the extent that they took upon themselves the responsibilities the mendicant orders once accepted, mostly those involved with arbitrating social conflict.
That's a major element in the ruling handed down by a retired California Superior Court Judge who is arbitrating the high-profile claim brought by Katzenberg against Disney (TLL, May 3 , p.