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1 Introduction

From: Class, Mass and Collective Arbitration in National and International Law

SI Strong

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 September 2021

Subject(s):
Claims — Arbitration — Arbitral agreements — Arbitral tribunals
1.1 Although mass injuries have been experienced throughout history, many of those harms did not produce any sort of legally cognizable claims.1 Instead, legal systems have traditionally focused on “microconflicts,” typically in the form of bilateral disputes between individuals or individual legal entities.2 1.2 While two-party concerns continue to dominate law and society, much has changed in recent years, both in terms of the types of injuries suffered and the ability to obtain legal relief. Industrial and technological advances have created situations where...
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