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n.o.v.) may be filed, but must be denied if there is Chapter 3
Chapter Appeals: Did the trial court commit prejudicial error. Errors of law only are generally considered; trial court is “trier of fact, and given great discretion” to determine the facts. (vs. harmless error)
The appellate court does not rehear evidence or redetermine facts.
Rehearing Chapter 3
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Chapter Arbitration A nonjudicial proceeding where a neutral third party
renders a binding decision. The parties usually select an
arbitrator with special expertise.
Types of Arbitration ‑ There are two basic types of arbitration:
consensual (which is more common) and compulsory.
a. Consensual arbitration occurs when parties to a dispute
agree to submit to arbitration.
b. Compulsory arbitration is required by statute for
specific types of disputes such as those involving public
employees like police officers or fire fighters.
Procedure – The procedure is usually specified by the parties ’
agreement. The arbitrator renders an award, is binding on
the parties, and is subject to limited judicial review if: (1)
the award was...
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- Spring '11
- Supreme Court of the United States