Robert A. Merring recently published an article in “The Resolver,” the official publication of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Federal Bar Association.


“What do you mean I can’t serve interrogatories or take a deposition in an arbitration proceeding?” Even experienced litigators have expressed incredulity over the guiding principle in arbitrations that there generally is no “right” to conduct discovery. Part 1 of this article explores the historical bases for the traditional rule and how the courts and alternative dispute resolution providers have modified that position in recent years.

Read this article: Into The Briar Patch: Discovery In Arbitrations