SCOTUS Holds that CFPB Funding Method is Constitutional
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court holds 7-2 that the CPPB’s funding mechanism does not violate the Constitution’s Appropriations Clause.

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SCOTUS Decides Suski. Dueling Delegation and Forum Selection Clause Disputes Are Decided by Courts
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

In the third unanimous decision of the term SCOTUS holds in Coinbase v.

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SCOTUS Decides Spizzirri. Under FAA Section Three, Stay Means Stay
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A unanimous Court holds in Smith v. Spizzirri, No.

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No Kindred Spirit: California Supreme Court Invalidates Health Care Agent’s Arbitration Agreement
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By Harry A. Jacobowitz, Esq.***

The Court rules that signing an optional arbitration agreement is not a health care decision that a health care agent appointed under California’s Health Care Decisions Law has the authority to make.

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Dissent Provides a Primer on FAA Preemption of California Law
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

We cover a recent decision out of California not for the holding, but for the scathing dissent.

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California Court Defines “Dispute” in EFASASHA
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A California appellate court rules that the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act (“Act” or “EFASASHA”) can be applied retroactively,

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