Tag Archives: Arbitration

The other side of the arbitration story


A recent three-part series in the New York Times (“Arbitration Everywhere, Stacking the Deck of Justice,” Oct. 31) spotlighted certain abuses and injustices in particular types of arbitration. It has gained wide attention, especially among those who work regularly with alternative dispute resolutions.

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09-893 AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion

Civil Procedure Arbitration; preemption A state rule that mandatory arbitration is unconscionable, because it does not permit classwide proceedings, is preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act. Class arbitration, to the extent it is manufactured by Discover Bank rather than consensual, ...

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