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Law Profs Back Uber Driver In 2nd Circ. Price-Fixing Spat

Law360, New York (December 6, 2016, 7:39 PM EST) -- A national public interest law firm and 51 law professors asked the Second Circuit Tuesday to uphold a New York federal judge’s ruling that Uber cannot force arbitration in a putative antitrust class action accusing the ride-hailing giant’s chief executive of colluding with drivers to fix prices.

Public Justice PC and 51 law professors from Harvard, Yale, Stanford, Georgetown University, New York University, Cornell and other universities filed separate friend-of-the-court briefs with the Second Circuit asking it to back U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s blistering July ruling that Uber Technologies Inc. could not force a customer, Spencer Meyer, to arbitrate...

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Case Information

Case Title

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Case Number

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3410 STATUTES-Antitrust

Date Filed

August 5, 2016

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