Texas Arbitration Rules Challenge Stays Out Of High Court

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 3:34 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a Texas court’s ruling on a woman's sex discrimination suit against her former employer, in which the court held the process of arbitration in Texas could be subject to extended judicial review.

The high court denied the petition for a writ of certiorari to Margaret Quinn, who sought to have the Texas Supreme Court’s controversial decision overturned. The Supreme Court issued its order without commenting on the case.

Quinn previously sued Nafta Traders Inc.,...
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