4. Competence-Competence & Separability (13:09)

Professor Graves discusses the basic concepts concerning the effect and the nature of the arbitration agreement: the competence-competence doctrine and the principle of separability.

Jack Graves

Professor Jack Graves is a faculty member at Touro Law Center, where he teaches Contracts, Business Law, Arbitration, and Digital Lawyering (technology-leveraged legal service delivery). Graves writes on commercial law and arbitration, including his recent book, Learning Contracts (West 2014), an innovative first-year teaching text that abandons the traditional law school casebook method in favor of individual lessons containing learning objectives, explanations, examples, and problems in support of a flipped classroom approach. Graves also serves as Director of Digital Legal Education at Touro, leading initiatives to add online offerings of traditional law courses, as well as innovative new courses in “digital lawyering.” He has most recently turned his textbook on International Sales Law & Arbitration into an interactive online course for fully asynchronous delivery. Graves brings a multi-dimensional perspective to his work, with a unique blend of experiences in business management, commercial and corporate law practice, and legal education.

Contact email: Jgraves@tourolaw.ed

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Additional Resources:

For further additional reading, see the IICL's Arbitration Research Guide.

Last updated: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017