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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Amicus Briefs Aplenty in Bissonnette and Suski
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

With oral arguments just weeks away, the amicus briefs have been piling up.

We reported in SAa 2024-03 (Jan.

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SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Suski
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has granted Certiorari in another arbitration-related case.

Coinbase v.

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Ninth Circuit After SCOTUS Remand: Upon Further Review, We’re Good with Our Original Decision
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Ninth Circuit has acted on the remand from SCOTUS on whether FAA section 1 exempts delivery drivers,

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California Supreme Court: PAGA Plaintiff May Assert Representative Claims
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The California Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that, even though a California Private Attorney General Act (“PAGA”) Plaintiff’s individual claims have been referred to arbitration,

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SCOTUS Decides Coinbase: District Court Must Stay its Proceedings While Interlocutory Appeal on the Question of Arbitrability is Pending
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court has decided Coinbase, Inc. v. Bielski, No. 22-105,

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