Hiro Aragaki joined the Loyola faculty in 2011. His scholarly interests cluster around the intersection of contract and procedure. He has written extensively on federal arbitration law and on interest-based dispute resolution in the public sphere. His work has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Yale Law Journal Online, among others. His most recent work, Equal Opportunity for Arbitration, was selected for presentation in the Civil Litigation & Dispute Resolution category at the Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum. In 2011, he traveled to Dhaka, Bangladesh, to train judges and lawyers in mediation and to provide advice on the design of an effective court-connected ADR program.
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Articles and Video:
New UK Report on Mandatory ADR
The UK Civil Justice Council recently issued a report determining that parties to a civil dispute can legally be compelled to participate in an ADR process (e.g., mandatory mediation) and that doing so could also be desirable under certain circumstances.
An AAPI Neutral’s Perspective on Culture and Contract Interpretation
Something interesting has happened to me in the past year or so: I started seeing many more cases where two or more parties were Asian, a term I will use to mean both “Asian-American” and “from Asia.”
The African Promise
Diversity in ADR is an important topic of late.
SOAS Arbitration in Africa Survey
This discusses the recently published groundbreaking SOAS Arbitration in Africa Survey, the first survey of its kind to take a pan-African snapshot of African arbitration practitioners—their expertise, experience, skills, and views on arbitration.