BigLaw Firms Push Justices To Review Del. Arbitration Case

Law360, Wilmington (February 26, 2014, 5:52 PM EST) -- Delaware Chancery Court Chancellor Leo E. Strine Jr.'s bid to have the U.S. Supreme Court consider Delaware's nixed private arbitration program got support Monday from heavy hitters including nearly two dozen major law firms and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

The Third Circuit ruled in a split panel decision in October that the arbitration program, which allowed Delaware Chancery Court judges to hear big business disputes behind closed doors, violated the public's First Amendment right to court access, but Chancellor Strine and the rest of the...
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