Dispute Resolution Magazine
uniform laws, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws, NCCUSL, Uniform Mediation Act, Revised Uniform Arbitration Act, UMA, RUAA
Most practicing attorneys and legal academics first become aware of uniform statutes when studying the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) in law school. Yet the UCC's widespread acceptance and periodic renewal are not the legacy that generally attends uniform law ventures This overview of the uniform statutory process offers some perspective for proponents of the recently approved Uniform Mediation Act (UMA) and Revised Uniform Arbitration Act (RUAA) as they attempt to secure enactment in multiple state legislatures.
James J. Brudney,
The Uniform State Law Process: Will the UMA and RUAA be adopted by the states?, 8 Disp. Resol. Mag. 3
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