Today the Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari in another case involving the Federal Arbitration Act. The case, Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela, comes from the Ninth Circuit and raises a variation of the question from Sutter….
The Supreme Court of Mississippi issued a new opinion that sheds light on a topic that doesn’t come up often: when can an arbitration award be modified due to miscalculation? D.W. Caldwell, Inc. v. W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Co., 2018 WL 2146355 (Miss. May 10, 2018).
SCOTUS finally delivered its decision today in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, the consolidated case that addresses whether employers can require employees to give up their right to class or consolidated litigation as part of an arbitration agreement….
Victoria Pynchon’s Settle It Now blog is on my daily list, and a recent post brought to our attention an interesting study on whether, by certain objective standards, attorneys get in the way of mediators’ work.
A new proposed bill, AB-3080, is aimed at fixing systemic sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
The attorney for Donald Trump who claims to have personally paid Stephanie Clifford a.k.a. Stormy Daniels $130,000 as part of a settlement agreement….
Polls suggest that 73 percent of Americans see North Korea as the biggest immediate threat to the United States….
Mandatory arbitration has long been a standard clause of contracts for disputes to use a forum widely viewed as favoring companies….
Testimony at the state capitol got heated when lawmakers considered two bills on arbitration in an effort to level the playing field when it comes to contract disputes….
Country songwriter Shane McAnally is taking his dispute with ASCAP (performance rights organization) to arbitration over approximately $1.3 million that he says he is owed….
Sometimes current events provide a perfect storm to educate about arbitration basics. This is one of those occasions. Here are questions that friends and colleagues–or rather storming mad people–have asked me in the past day or so….
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “This case has already been won in arbitration”….