High Court Still Not Done With Pro-Arbitration Campaign

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court once again firmly endorsed the validity of class action waivers in its recent term, but experts say the high court’s campaign is far from over, with major battles over consumer and employee contracts brewing in California and the Fifth Circuit set to rule on whether mandatory arbitration agreements violate labor law.

Building off its 2011 AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion decision — which held that state laws invalidating class arbitration waivers are preempted by the Federal Arbitration Act — the high court further...
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