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Texas Supreme Court: Incorporating the AAA Rules Does Not Delegate Arbitrability Issues to the Arbitrator

In 2013, the Supreme Court of Texas in Rachal v Reitz found that arbitration clauses in trust documents may be enforced regarding claims by beneficiaries against trustees. The finding was based on the intent of the settlor, and that mutual… … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Holds That Employer Sponsored Arbitration Programs do not Violate National Labor Relations Act

On May 21, 2018, in a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, 584 U.S. ____ (2018), holding that mandatory employer-sponsored arbitration agreements do not offend the National Labor Relations Act … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Grants Cert. in Virginia Uranium Mining Case

On May 21, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren. The petition for certiorari filed by Virginia Uranium, Inc. asked the court to decide whether the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) preempts state law … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Validates Employer’s Right to Require Class and Collective Action Waivers in Employment-Related Arbitration Agreements

The United States Supreme Court ruled today that contracts requiring individualized arbitration of employment-related disputes are enforceable and do not violate Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Background Some employers require their employees to enter into agreements … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Delays Further in Deciding Certiorari Petition in Case Involving Abortion by Undocumented Teen

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases and also issued orders (denied cert, etc.) in a number of cases. The press room, as it has been for so many weeks, was buzzing about the possible disposition of the… … Continue reading

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