[Unlocked] Sometimes Called Common Law

[Unlocked] Sometimes Called Common Law

QUESTION 11

  1. In arbitration, the parties to the dispute select an independent arbitrator who hears evidence from both parties and decides how the dispute should be resolved. In civil litigation, a judge or jury hears the evidence from both parties and decides how the dispute should be resolved. What are the differences between arbitration and civil litigation? Why is one approach better than the other approach to resolving disputes?

    Your response must be at least 75 words in length.

 

QUESTION 12

  1. One source of law in the United States is case law, sometimes called common law, which is based on the decisions of courts. The decision of a court resolves the dispute in the particular case that is in the court, but how can decisions of courts create a source of laws that apply beyond the case in which the decision was rendered?

    Your response must be at least 75 words in length.