Tag Archives: Mandatory

No Mandatory Arbitration in New York Medical Malpractice Cases

If you or someone close to you has been hurt by a medical professional’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your harm. At DeFrancisco & Falgiatano Personal Injury Lawyers, our Rochester medical malpractice attorneys have the skill, experience and dedication … Continue reading

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Sixth Circuit Rejects Challenge to Mandatory Arbitration of FLSA Claim

In keeping with the Supreme Court’s holding in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 138 S. Ct. 1612 (2018), the Sixth Circuit has rejected a challenge to individual arbitration agreements in a Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) case.  In Gaffers v. … Continue reading

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Marijuana, mandatory minimums and jury nullification, oh my: split Ninth Circuit affirms panel federal convictions, though remands to address DOJ spending rider

A big, long and split decision by a panel of the Ninth Circuit yesterday in US v. Lynch, No. 10-50219 (9th Cir, Sept. 13, 2018) (available here), prompted the weak "Wizard of Oz" reference in the title of this post. … Continue reading

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"'The Soul is the Prison of the Body' – Mandatory Moral Enhancement, Punishment & Rights Against Neuro-Rehabilitation" by Bublitz

Christoph Bublitz (Universität Hamburg) has posted "'The Soul is the Prison of the Body' – Mandatory Moral Enhancement, Punishment & Rights Against Neuro-Rehabilitation" (David Birks & Thomas Douglas (eds). Treatment for Crime: Philosophical Essays on Neurointerventions in Criminal Justice. Oxford… … Continue reading

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Consent to Jurisdiction in Business Litigation, According to One Court, Is Not the Same as Mandatory Forum Selection

When a company does business across state lines, it may need to consider questions about jurisdiction over various potential disputes. An extensive and complicated body of law addresses when and how courts may exercise personal jurisdiction over defendants. Many contracts … Continue reading

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