arbitration

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[Question(s) presented][Issue(s)][Facts][Discussion][Analysis]Issue

Can courts refuse to enforce class-arbitration waivers and permit class-action lawsuits where a plaintiff’s individual claim is worth much less than the cost of bringing that claim?...

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On December 11, 1990, the United Kingdom and Respondent Argentina signed the Bilateral Investment Treaty (“BIT”). See Republic of Arg. v. BG Group PLC, 665 F.3d 1363, 1366 (D.C. Cir. 2012). The purpose of the treaty was to promote foreign...

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John Cardegna needed money. Cardegna v. Buckeye Check Cashing, 894 So.2d 860, 861 (Fla. 2005), cert. granted, 125 S.Ct. 2937 (2005). But traditional lenders considered Cardegna to be a "high risk." See Id. He therefore turned to the payday industry,...

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CompuCredit Corporation considered a credit repair organization for purposes of this case, marketed a subprime credit card called Aspire Visa to consumers with impaired credit records. See Greenwood v. CompuCredit Corp., 615 F.3d 1204, 1205 (9th Cir....

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In September 2008, Amy Imburgia and a class of litigants filed a class action complaint against DIRECTV in California Superior Court, alleging violations of state contract law after receiving a series of early termination fees following the...

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The Court here considers three consolidated cases: Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, Ernst & Young, LLP v. Morris, et al., and National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) v. Murphy Oil USA, Inc. Epic Systems, Ernst & Young, and Murphy Oil (“Employers”)...

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On November 25, 2007, Thyssenkrupp Stainless USA, LLC (now Outokumpu Stainless, USA, LLC (“Outokumpu”)), a U.S. corporation, entered into three contracts with F.L. Industries Inc. (now Fives St Corp. (“Fives”)), also a U.S. corporation, for the...

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For years, petitioner, Granite Rock, a California cement company, and respondent, Teamsters Local 287 (“Local 287”) (the local chapter of respondent, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (“IBT”)), had a Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”). See...

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The present dispute between these parties concerns whether a clause in their arbitration agreement guaranteeing judicial review of an arbitrator's decision is valid under the Federal Arbitration Act (9 U.S.C. §§1-16) (FAA). Hall Street Associates owned...

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