Supreme Court Turns Down Truck Drivers' Arbitration Dispute

Law360, New York (June 16, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a contract dispute between Swift Transportation Co. Inc. and a proposed class of truck drivers, in which the Ninth Circuit held that federal law does not authorize courts to compel arbitration in cases to which the law does not apply, 

Swift filed a petition for a writ of certiorari earlier this year after the appeals court found that the lower court had erred when it compelled arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act without first determining whether the...
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