Part 2 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Part 2 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution

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§1: The Judiciary's Role In American Government Judicial Review was set up by the U.S. Preeminent Court in Marbury v. Madison (1803) where Chief Justice Marshall kept in touch with: "It is earnestly the region and obligation of the legal to state what the law is… ."

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§2: Basic Judicial Requirements Jurisdiction : "Juris" (law) "lingual authority" (to talk) is the force of a court to hear a question and to "talk the law" into a debate and render a decision that is legitimately official on the gatherings to the debate.

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Jurisdiction Over Persons Power of a court to force the nearness of the gatherings (counting partnerships) to a debate to show up under the watchful eye of the court and dispute. Courts utilize long-arm statutes for non-occupant parties in light of "least contacts" with state. Case 2.1: Cole v. Mileti (1998).

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Jurisdiction Over Property Also called "in rem" locale. Energy to choose issues identifying with property, regardless of whether the property is genuine, individual, unmistakable, or elusive. A court by and large has in rem purview over any property arranged inside its land outskirts.

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Subject Matter Jurisdiction This is a constraint on the sorts of cases a court can listen, typically dictated by government or state statutes. For instance, chapter 11, family or criminal cases. General (boundless) ward Limited locale

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Original and Appellate Jurisdiction Courts of unique purview is the place the case began (trial). Courts of redrafting locale have the ability to hear an interest from another court.

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Federal Court Jurisdiction "Government Question" cases in which the rights or commitments of a gathering are made or characterized by some elected law. "Differing qualities" situations where: The gatherings are not from a similar state, and The sum in debate is more noteworthy than $75,000.

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Exclusive versus Simultaneous Jurisdiction Exclusive: just a single court (state or government) has the power (purview) to hear the case. Simultaneous: more than one court can hear the case.

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Jurisdiction in Cyberspace "Sliding Scale" Standard Case 2.2 Bird v. Parsons Substantial Business Interaction No Yes Passive Website

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Venue is worried with the most suitable area for the trial. By and large, appropriate scene is whether the damage happened.

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Standing with a specific end goal to bring a claim, a gathering must have "remaining" to sue. Standing is adequate "stake" in the debate; party more likely than not endured a lawful harm. Case 2.3: High Plains Wireless LP versus FCC (2002)

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Texas Courts Federal Courts Ct. Criminal Appeals Supreme Court U.S. Incomparable Court of Appeals Circuit Courts of Appeals District Court County Court Justice Court Municipal Court U.S. Area Court §3: State and Federal Courts

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Trial "Courts of record"- court correspondents. Opening and shutting contentions. Juries are chosen. Confirmation, for example, witness declaration, physical protests, reports, and pictures, is presented. Witnesses are analyzed and interrogated. Decisions and Judgments are rendered.

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Appellate Courts Middle level of the court frameworks. Audit procedures led in the trial court to figure out if the trial was by the procedural and substantive guidelines of law. By and large, redrafting courts will consider inquiries of law, however not inquiries of actuality.

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Courts of Appeal

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Supreme Courts Also known as courts of final resort. The two most central approaches to have your case heard in an incomparable court are: Appeals of Right. By Writ of Certiorari . See the U.S. Preeminent Court (official site) and the Texas Supreme Court .

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§4: Alternative Dispute Resolution Trials are a method for debate determination that are exceptionally costly and once in a while take numerous months to determine. There are "elective debate determination" (ADR) techniques to determine question that are modest, moderately speedy and leave more control with the gatherings included.

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ADR depicts any methodology or gadget for settling question other than the conventional legal process. Unless court-requested, there is no record which is an imperative figure business suit because of competitive advantages. Most normal: arrangement , intercession , discretion .

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Negotiation Less than 10% of cases achieve trial. Transaction is casual exchange of the gatherings, now and again without lawyers, where contrasts are publicized with the objective of going to a "meeting of the brains" in settling the case. Effective transaction includes exhaustive planning, from a place of quality.

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Assisted Negotiation Mini-Trial: Attorneys for each side casually show their case before a commonly settled upon impartial 3 rd party ( e.g., a resigned judge) who renders a non-restricting "decision." This encourages assist examination and settlement. Master assessments. Mollification: 3 rd party helps with accommodating contrasts.

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Mediation Involves a nonpartisan 3 rd party (middle person). Arbiter talks vis-à-vis with gatherings (who ordinarily are in various abutting rooms) to decide "shared belief." Advantages: few tenets, alter handle, parties control comes about (win-win). Detriments: arbiter expenses, no authorizations or due dates.

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Arbitration Many work contracts have restricting assertion conditions. Settling of a question by an impartial 3 rd party (referee) who renders a lawfully restricting choice; ordinarily a specialist or very much regarded government official. Review the 1997 UPS strike when US. Work Secretary Alexis Herman parleyed the strike.

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Arbitration Disadvantages Results might be eccentric since judges don't need to take after point of reference or standards of strategy or proof. Referees don't need to issue composed sentiments. By and large, no disclosure accessible.

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Arbitration Process Case starts with an accommodation to a judge. Next comes the hearing where parties introduce proof and contentions. At long last, the mediator renders a honor. Courts are not included in intervention unless an assertion condition in an agreement needs requirement.

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Providers of ADR Services Non-benefit associations: American Arbitration Association . Better Business Bureau . Revenue driven: (Flash empowered).

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§ 5: Online Dispute Resolution Also called ODR Uses the Internet to determine question. Still in its outset however is picking up force. It's just plain obvious, e.g., .

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§ 6: International Dispute Resolution Forum Selection and Choice-of-Law statements in contracts administer the exchange. Intervention provisos are by and large consolidated into universal contracts.

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Law on the Web U.S. Incomparable Court OYEZ, OYEZ site Federal Courts National Center for State Courts American Arbitration Association ODR: , Cybersettle .com, Legal Research Exercises on the Web