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Eighth Circuit: Courts, Not Arbitrators, Decide If Arbitration Agreement Permits Class Arbitration
In a unanimous opinion, the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit joined the majority of appellate courts (including the Third, Fourth, and Sixth Circuits) in holding that the question of whether an arbitration agreement authorizes class arbitration is for a court, not an arbitrator, to decide, ..
United States
2 Aug 2017
Ninth Circuit Questions Validity Under California Law Of Contract Terms Enclosed With Products
A panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has held that, under California law, the inclusion of an arbitration provision in the warranty brochure enclosed with a product does not create a binding arbitration agreement between the purchaser and the manufacturer when the existence of contract terms is not adequately disclosed to the purchaser.
United States
30 Jan 2017
Tenth Circuit holds that environmental contamination case doesn't require remand under Class Action Fairness Act's "local controversy" exception
Although the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 (CAFA) permits most significant class actions to be heard in federal court, the law requires district courts to remand so-called "local controversies" to state court.
United States
15 Mar 2016
Supreme Court Docket Report - November 17, 2014
Section 506 of the Bankruptcy Code addresses the extent to which a creditor’s claim based on a lien on the debtor’s property is secured.
United States
18 Nov 2014
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