Under Federal Arbitration Act §
2, an arbitration agreement "shall be valid, irrevocable, and enforceable,
save upon such grounds as exist at law or in equity for the revocation of any
contract." California law set forth certain circumstances in which
"class action waivers" in...
In a recent ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court, Oxford Health
Plans LLC v. Sutter [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to lexis.com
subscribers ], petitioner-defendant Oxford was forced to proceed with
class arbitration with respondent-plaintiff John Ivan Sutter.
This case, like other...