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Airbnb User Seeks High Court Review In Race Bias Suit

Law360, New York (July 25, 2017, 1:34 PM EDT) -- An African-American man asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider if he can proceed with his proposed race bias class action against Airbnb Inc., saying that a lower court’s decision to compel arbitration gives the rental website “a sustained license to self-police its discriminatory conduct.”

Gregory Selden argued in his July 11 petition that the D.C. Circuit’s denial of en banc review after a lower court compelled him to arbitrate with Airbnb in November 2016 prevents him from pursuing his rights under the Civil Rights Act....
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