Faculty Research

faculty publications

Pepperdine encourages and values each faculty member's individual interests. Many faculty members are respected experts in their fields of study, and lead a diverse variety of research projects. Their contributions are widely published in scholarly publications, books, and other works and are helping to make a difference in multiple issues and aspects of education, policy, society, and humanity.


Faculty Research feeds below from Digital Commons and SelectedWorks.

Selected Works by Faculty

Just As Fragile As A Patient

Author: Craig B. Garner
Category: Hospitals

The American hospital has evolved greatly over the past 100 years, from the almshouse once visited mainly by the desolate and poor as a last resort to that enigmatic, cutting edge institution which today forms the foundation of modern American health care. Advances in technology and medical science have transformed ... more

Arbitration's Counter-Narrative: The Religious Arbitration Paradigm

Author: Michael A Helfand
Categories: Law & Religion, Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Jewish Law

Arbitration theory and doctrine is dominated by an overarching narrative that conceptualizes arbitration as an alternative to litigation. Litigation, one the one hand, is more procedurally rigorous, but takes longer and costs more; arbitration, on the other hand, is faster and cheaper, but provides fewer procedural safeguards. But notwithstanding these ... more

Living with ADR: Evolving Perceptions and Use of Mediation, Arbitration and Conflict Management in Fortune 1,000 Corporations

Author: Thomas J. Stipanowich
Categories: Dispute Resolution, Practice and Procedure, Legal Profession

As attorneys for the world’s most visible clients, corporate counsel played a key role in the transformation of American conflict resolution in the late Twentieth Century. In 1997 a survey of Fortune 1,000 corporate counsel provided the first broad-based picture of conflict resolution processes within large companies. In 2011, a ... more

Soft Law in the Organization and General Conduct of Commercial Arbitration Proceedings

Author: Thomas J. Stipanowich
Category: Dispute Resolution

This commentary examines the growing use of Soft Law - non-binding guidelines that currently play an important role in organizing and conducting commercial arbitration proceedings. Standards such as the UNCITRAL Notes on Organizing Arbitral Proceedings, the ICC Techniques for Controlling Time and Costs in Arbitration, and the Protocols for Expeditious, ... more

Medicare: The Perpetual Balance Between Performance and Preservation

Author: Craig B. Garner
Categories: Medicare, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Hospitals, Health Care Reform, Compliance

Passed by Congress and signed by President Lyndon Johnson into law in 1965, Medicare has weathered storms from all directions, growing to be the preeminent standard for health insurance in the United States. The idea of losing Medicare as a vital public benefit still remains the single greatest fear ... more