arbitration

6 ABA Journal arbitration articles.

Judge says BigLaw firm essentially called him stupid in ‘astounding’ display of ‘effrontery’
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas slammed Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and its co-counsel Wednesday for calling his interpretation of an arbitration clause “nonsensical.”
Amid cries of ‘defund the police,’ Minneapolis city council majority pledges dismantling

As protesters across the nation have chanted “defund the police,” the Minneapolis city council plans to take action. A veto-proof council majority said it would be dismantling the police department and redefine the city’s system of public safety.

Lawyer and startup resort to mass filings to fight company bans on class arbitration
A startup called FairShake and a lawyer from Chicago are challenging corporate bans on classwide arbitration by filing a deluge of arbitration claims against companies.
Did BigLaw arbitration agreement include a ‘firm always wins’ clause? Battle unfolds in SCOTUS briefs

Winston & Strawn is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant cert and reverse a California appellate decision that invalidated an arbitration agreement signed by a former partner who is…

Jay-Z’s ADR problems: Mogul’s case spotlights lack of diverse arbitrators

In a dispute stemming from the $200 million sale of his clothing line, rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z (whose real name is Shawn Carter) in November challenged an arbitration clause as discriminatory, stating it would force him to select an arbitrator from a list nearly devoid of his ethnic group.

Dispute over White House aide’s hush agreement should be tossed from federal court, DOJ argues

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a federal judge to toss a lawsuit filed by a former White House communications aide who is seeking to prevent enforcement of a…




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