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Articles From Suzanne J. Schmitz

Carter: A Victory for Consumer Arbitration in Illinois

By W. Eugene Basanta and Suzanne J. Schmitz
February
2011
Article
Page 88
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Arbitration Act trumps the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, thus forcing residents into arbitration. What will the decision mean more broadly for arbitration agreements and consumers' rights?

Illinois Family Mediations: The Case Against Allowing GALs

By Suzanne J. Schmitz
November
2010
Article
Page 576
Because their presence may hinder family mediation, GALs should be excluded, the author argues.

Practical Lessons from the First Circuit Mediation Program

By Suzanne J. Schmitz
January
2006
Article
Page 30
Mediation of civil cases is also succeeding in the state's southern- most counties. find out why and how.

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