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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Certiorari Denied in Eleventh Circuit Case Finding Lack of Arbitrator Disclosure Did Not Warrant Vacatur
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By George H. Friedman, SAA Publisher & Editor-in-Chief

Certiorari has been denied in Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. v. Autoridad del Canal de Panama,

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

The Supreme Court heard oral argument February 28 in Coinbase v. Suski,

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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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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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