Arbitrator is permitted to interpret the law, not create it from scratch.

March 30, 2011

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25T Alternative Dispute ResolutionWhile parties to arbitration agree to accept the arbitrator’s interpretation of the law, this does not mean that they agree to permit the arbitrator to fabricate the law from whole cloth.
Sharp v. Downey, 2010 WL 5132510 (Md. Ct. Spec. App. 2010)

Suggested by Valerie Garber, West Principal Attorney-Editor