Amanda Irwin, Author at Security Boulevard
The Death Knell for Class Arbitration?

The Death Knell for Class Arbitration?

On April 24, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Lamps Plus v. Varela that under the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), class arbitration is only permitted when explicitly provided for in arbitration agreements. The 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, and joined by the conservative-leaning justices, overturned the Ninth ... Read More