U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Arbitration Unconscionability Case: Rent-A-Center v. Jackson


Oral arguments in Rent-A-Center West v. Jackson, a case that we have been following on this blog, are scheduled at the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, April 26. Here are some relevant details:

Question Presented:

Is the district court required in all cases to determine claims that an arbitration agreement subject to the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) is unconscionable, even when the parties to the contract have clearly and unmistakably assigned this “gateway” issue to the arbitrator for decision?

Briefs Filed: (ABA links)

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