Running it Twice (or Thrice): Double-Header, Triple-Header, and Reverse Baseball Arbitration
52 U. Mich. J. L. Reform Caveat 1 (2018)
13 Pages Posted: 11 Sep 2018
Date Written: August 28, 2018
This Essay illustrates how the “Running It Twice” concept that makes poker games less of a gamble can also be used in another forum where large amounts of money can be at stake: arbitrations. I introduce three new forms of arbitration based on this concept: Double-Header Baseball Arbitration, Triple-Header Baseball Arbitration, and Reverse Baseball Arbitration. In this Essay, I show that that these new forms of arbitration are superior to current methods because they result in what the average or median qualified arbitrator would award—thereby making arbitration more accurate, predictable, and fair.
Keywords: arbitration, baseball arbitration, conventional arbitration, dispute resolution, alternative dispute resolution
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