Circuit Courts Weigh In On Arbitration Provisions Implicating Class Actions

As Predominant Issues readers well know, the intersection between class actions and arbitration agreements has been a hotly contested issue in the Supreme Court. By and large, the Supreme Court’s recent jurisprudence has strengthened the strong presumption in favor of arbitration. Most notably, the Court’s decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, 563 U.S. 333 (2011), held that the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) preempted a California state law that invalidated arbitration provisions...
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