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Could a contract make a Bible passage legally binding on the signers?

If Doe and Smith agree with your position that the church will be the arbitrator, they should go unto the church and get their problem resolved, which is in itself significant. If one of them rejects ...
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Could a contract make a Bible passage legally binding on the signers?

You can contract whatever you like As a dispute resolution clause it seems a bit unclear, particularly since I’m not sure what treating someone as a “Heathen man and a publican”. Since my local ...
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Could a contract make a Bible passage legally binding on the signers?

Similar Agreements Have Been Upheld The most commonly-cited case is Encore Productions, Inc. v. Promise Keepers, (D. Colo 1999) In this case, a federal district judge held that the following ...
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Can a dispute resolution clause be set aside?

The clause refers to what might be a lawsuit, which can be adjudicated in appropriate government courts (cf. the choice of law clause), but instead would be submitted to an arbitrator. The contract ...
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Can a dispute resolution clause be set aside?

No Arbitration clauses are not just part of a contract, they are a contract in their own right: they can be upheld even if the arbitrator ultimately decides the contract they are in is invalid. This ...
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Can I appeal to the court against an arbitration?

Different jurisdictions have different laws about arbitration and there can be a distinction between domestic and international arbitration. Notwithstanding, most jurisdictions use the United Nations ...
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Could a contract make a Bible passage legally binding on the signers?

IANAL, but I see this as quite similar to contracts between Jewish parties that specify that any disputes are to be handled by a Beis Din. A Beis Din has two different roles as a court: Matters of ...
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Arbitrator and choice of law

The location of the arbitration is irrelevant to the substantive law For an arbitration in California, the arbitration process will be governed by Californian arbitration law unless the contract ...
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Where/How can I find law abiding non-lawyers to provide high-quality information and assistance for pursuing a California arbitration case?

One common type of assistant you can use is called a legal document assistant. You can find LDA's on CALDA's website. To narrow down your choices you can choose Mediation from the LDA Services ...
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Is it legal for a non-lawyer to help another party with their California arbitration case?

You can legally hire anyone you want, because the legal restriction is on the person being hired. Unauthorized practice of law is illegal in California (and elsewhere). The statutory leverage is here, ...
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