Supreme Court's Public Policy Exception to Judicial Deferral to Arbitration

In Amtrak v. FOP, the D.C. Circuit vacated an arbitration award because the award was contrary to law or public policy. Although a public policy exception to the general policy of judicial deferral to arbitration awards has long been recognized, the exception is extremely narrow and has rarely been upheld as a basis for overturning the award of an arbitrator. This article undertakes a detailed examination of the court's opinion in Amtrak v. FOP.
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In Amtrak v. FOP, the D.C. Circuit vacated an arbitration award because the award was contrary to law or public policy. Although a public policy exception to the general policy of judicial deferral to arbitration awards has long been recognized, the exception is extremely narrow and has rarely been upheld as a basis for overturning the award of an arbitrator. This article undertakes a detailed examination of the court's opinion in Amtrak v. FOP.

Pete Lareau is the author of "NLRA: Law and Practice" and numerous other books and articles in the field of labor and employment law and is the Editor-in-Chief of Benders Labor & Employment Bulletin.

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