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In arbitration, there is no judge, jury or right to an appeal.

“The civil jury is a valuable safeguard to liberty.”

- Alexander Hamilton

More and more of everyday American life is controlled by contracts that must be signed in order to receive a product or service. 216 more words

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Save Our Juries-Save Our Constitution

Today, on Constitution Day, we should reflect on the central place juries fit within our constitutional system. The right to a trial by criminal jury is the only right to make a repeat appearance in the text of the Constitution (Article III) and the Bill of Rights (Sixth Amendment). 1,000 more words

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New Executive Order and Mandatory Arbitration

Whether they know it or not, and many do not, Americans go about their daily lives and conduct important and personal business while tied to forced arbitration contracts. 89 more words

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