Sprint Asks High Court To Back Arbitration Bid In Fee Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 7:42 PM EDT) -- A Sprint Nextel Corp. unit has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to determine if a California appeals court skirted its 2011 AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion decision by rejecting Sprint's bid to compel arbitration in a class action over early termination fees.

Sprint Spectrum LP argued that the First District Court of Appeal fundamentally misapplied the law when it rejected the company's attempts to force arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act in a case that was remanded for a retrial on damages issues, according to a...
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