Religious Arbitration in America: Sharia Tribunals, Rabbinical Courts, and Christian Panels (On-Demand)

$119.00

This CLE will focus on the basics of religious arbitration, from the federal arbitration act which governs it to the state laws that regulate it and onto the various faith groups that practice such. The CLE will also explore the social and legal roots of this movement and attempts to regulate it. Finally, we will discuss what the future might bring.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Michael J. Broyde, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

1

Course Description

This CLE will focus on the basics of religious arbitration, from the federal arbitration act which governs it to the state laws that regulate it and onto the various faith groups that practice such. The CLE will also explore the social and legal roots of this movement and attempts to regulate it. Finally, we will discuss what the future might bring.

Principles

  • History of the Pre-Modern Arbitration
  • The Federal Arbitration Act
  • Religious Arbitration in America today
  • Challenging the validity of religious arbitration

Syllabus

  1. A Brief History of Pre-Modern Arbitration
  2. The Federal Arbitration Act
    a. The expansion of the act over the last 50 years.
    b. Criticism of the expansion
    c. Weakness of the FAA structurally
    d. Religious arbitration directly
  3. RELIGIOUS ARBITRATION IN AMERICA TODAY
    a.
    Jewish
    b. Christian Non-Catholic
    c. Catholic
    d. Islamic and Islamic Finance
  4. CHALLENGING THE VALIDITY OF RELIGIOUS ARBITRATION
    a.
    The Contract.
    b. The Hearing.
    c. The Award.
    d. Other Issues.
  5. Conclusions and the Future

Instructor

Michael J. Broyde, Esq.