The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has held that the Federal Arbitration Act preempts state laws that prohibit mandatory arbitration of sexual harassment claims.
On April 24, 2019, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Lamps Plus, Inc., et. al. v. Varela, No 17-988. In a 5-4 opinion, the Court held that an ambiguous agreement cannot provide the requisite contractual basis to support a finding that the parties agreed to submit a dispute to class arbitration.
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Temple Law’s own Professor Pamela Bookman discusses arbitration with respect to international commercial litigation. #Temple10Q
Professor Jonathan Lipson discusses the Jevic case’s conversion to liquidation
Professor Jonathan Lipson discusses the impact of the Supreme Court’s Jevic decision on the priority of claims in bankruptcy.
Prof. Pamela Bookman discusses the “SomethingBurger” of SCOTUS’s recent decision impacting specific personal jurisdiction