Law: Legal A. A. A.

There is no way of knowing what litigation costs U. S. citizens each year. Civil court machinery in the city of New York alone costs Federal, State and city governments more than $17,000,000 per year. Only since the War has there been serious attention paid to that field of law which aims to avoid litigation, namely, arbitration. Prime U. S. force seeking to eliminate needless litigation is the American Arbitration Association, which this month is starting its twelfth year of activity.

To mark the event, the A. A. A. last week sent to its...

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