On Friday, January 13, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to resolve a conflict between the circuits as to whether class action waivers violated the National Labor Relations Act.

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Consumer ProtectionOn May 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme remanded back to the Ninth Circuit for further analysis the Robins v. Spokeo case.   

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US Supreme CourtNew Yorker magazine has a very good article on how Scalia’s replacement may have a big impact on class actions.

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justiceThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other Big Businesses had hoped that the U.S. Supreme Court would further undercut class actions in a class action against Tyson Foods being considered by the court.

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US Supreme CourtYesterday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an unaccepted settlement offer or offer of judgment does not moot a plaintiff’s case.

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fine printOn January 11, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grant review of a decision from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals that had upheld a trial court’s denial of a motion to compel arbitration.

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