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CSLR Student Baker’s Article on Religious Arbitration Quoted by Florida Appellate Court

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02/06/14

In Spivey v. Teen Challenge of Florida, the District Court of Appeal of Florida held that a representative in a wrongful death action could be ordered to submit to religious arbitration due to an arbitration agreement between the deceased and the defendant. The court also rejected the argument that ordering arbitration violated the religious freedom rights of the representative under either federal or state law. Amanda M. Baker's article, “A Higher Authority: Judicial Review of Religious Arbitration,” 37 Vt. L. Rev. 157 (2012), was quoted in the decision. To read the decision, click here. Ms. Baker is a JD/MTS 2014 candidate and CSLR student

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