gavel.jpgBy Jennifer Riley and David Ross

Many thought that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decisions in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion, 131 S.Ct. 1740 (2011), and CompuCredit Corp. v. Greenwood, 132 S.Ct. 665 (2012), had firmly established that private arbitration agreements with class action waivers were enforceable under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”). However, the National Labor Relations Board

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The biggest news on the class action front is that the Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. That case presents the issue of whether class action waivers in consumer contracts are enforceable even when state contract law bars such waivers. The company is challenging a Ninth Circuit ruling in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion.

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