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U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On Enforcing Arbitration Agreements
Posted on 9 Nov 2010 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - An attorney representing AT&T Mobility LLC today presented arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court challenging an appeals court ruling that a class action waiver is unconscionable under the standard established in Discover Bank... Read More

Supreme Court Upholds AT&T's Contract Clause Prohibiting Class-Wide Arbitration
Posted on 13 May 2011 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On April 27, 2011, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision upholding an arbitration clause barring class-wide arbitration. The decision has important implications for telecommunications and other consumer contracts, including website... Read More

Split U.S. Supreme Court: Federal Arbitration Act Preempts California Rule
Posted on 27 Apr 2011 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempts a California rule established in Discover Bank v. Superior Court (113 P.3d 1100 [Cal. 2005]) that classifies most collective-arbitration waivers in consumer contracts as unconscionable... Read More