SCOTUS Hears Oral Argument in Bissonnette
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

The Supreme Court heard oral argument this week in Bissonnette v. LePage Bakeries Park St.

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House Bill Introduced to Limit PDAA Use for Servicemembers
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

A bill has been introduced in the House to curb predispute arbitration agreement (“PDAA”) use in a range of transactions involving servicemembers.

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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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AAA Case Stats 2022
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By Richard P. Ryder, Esq.

The American Arbitration Association reports quarterly with detailed data on the cases it closes under its Consumer &

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California Court of Appeal: We are Not Bound by PAGA Analysis in Viking River
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Because standing under PAGA is a matter of State law, a California appellate court finds it is not bound by SCOTUS’ analysis of the issue in Viking River.

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