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Arbitration 'Not A Substitute For A Jury,' NJ Justice Says

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey Supreme Court justice on Thursday highlighted the plight of consumers and employees who aren’t likely to challenge arbitration clauses that block them from taking disputes to the courts, despite the state’s reputation for declining to enforce such contracts.

During a New Jersey State Bar Association Convention discussion in Atlantic City titled “Arbitration Under Attack,” Justice Barry T. Albin decried the “take-it-or-leave-it” contract clauses that he said render consumers and employees powerless and said civil jury trials are becoming an “endangered species,” thanks to...
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