Vanderbilt Law Review


Irving Kovarsky

First Page



Three 1960 Supreme Court decisions' have limited the ability of litigants to challenge successfully the jurisdiction and award-making powers of labor arbitrators. The limitations imposed by the Court upon the judiciary's power to question the arbitrator, a reversal of traditional procedure, is of great significance and will unquestionably necessitate some readjustment on the part of management. This article attempts to place these recent developments in perspective and to suggest briefly certain practical changes in the attitudes of courts and contract negotiators that may result from them.