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Biz, Law Groups Back Arbitration In DirecTV High Court Row

Law360, Washington (June 12, 2015, 8:50 PM EDT) -- DirecTV Inc. has received the support of at least four business and law groups for its position in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court in which it is defending the use of arbitration agreements in class actions.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Pacific Legal Foundation, Washington Legal Foundation and the international defense attorney group DRI all filed amicus briefs with the Supreme Court in the first week of June, telling the court that the Federal Arbitration Act overrides any state law, so a California appellate...
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